The Weavers Guild
of Greater Cincinnati (WGGC)
|Classes by Date|
|06/09/2017||Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving|
|Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving||Nancy Niemeyer||$75 members|
$5 Equipment Rental Fee only if renting a loom kit from the instructor
|Rigid Heddle weaving is a great way to get started weaving in a simple way. Rigid heddle looms are inexpensive, portable and quick to warp. You will learn to direct warp a rigid heddle loom with easy to find knitting yarn, learn the basics of weaving, and create a beautiful plain weave scarf of 5 to 7 feet in just 6 hours. Loom kit rental from the teacher is an additional $5, payable at class. The loom rental includes all needed supplies other than your yarn.
No previous weaving experience needed.
Supplies: 2 balls of Lion Brand Tweed Stripes yarn which is available at Joann stores and online . More color options are available online than at stores. Buy two balls of the same color way. |
One (1) ball of James C. Brett Marble Chunky. (You will have enough left over to make another scarf or knit a hat.) Marble Chunky is available locally at Silk Road Textiles and many retailers online.
Class Limit: 5
|Friday, June 9, 9:00am-3:30pm||Open||Register|
|Dyeing Wool the Easy Way||Pat Maley||$65 members|
$90 non members
Materials fee payable to the instructor.
|Learn to dye wool fiber or yarn the easy way. We will dye using premixed dye so no chemistry is needed. Variegated and solid colors will be dyed. Colors can be mixed to get variations. Bring up to a pound of sliver, top, yarn, or fabric in small pieces or strips to dye. Materials to be dyed should be wool or other animal fibers only. There will be top available for purchase for those who don't have any. Bring your lunch; a refrigerator and microwave are available for use. |
Class limit: 4.
|Friday, January 13, 9:30am-3pm||Full||Register|