Due to COVID-19, FTWG cancelled its 2022 Conference two months before it was scheduled to start. As a result, this workshop was not taught in 2022.

Traditional Swedish Towels

Skill Level


Required Skills:

  • Must be able to bring a warped loom to class.

Class Length

  • 2.5 Days
  • Friday: 9 am to 12 pm, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 12 pm, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Sunday: 9 am to 12 pm


What is it that about the Swedish traditional weaves that is so distinct and so satisfying to our weaver's eye? In this round robin class, we will explore monks belt, daldrall (overshot), halvdrall, rosepath, crackle, twills, Swedish lace and more as well as simple tape woven hanging loops, all in 8/2 cotton and cotton/linen yarns. There will also be discussion of weave structures, history and simple finishing.


Registration Fee $290 for FTWG members and $320 for all others.
Materials Fee $35

Materials Fee includes: yarn kit, postage, and handouts

Students to Bring

  • A warped loom
  • Two or three shuttles
  • Bobbins
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors
  • Note-taking tools


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