Traditional Swedish Towels

Skill Level

Intermediate
  • 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

Description

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.

Fees

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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