Winter is a great time to hunker down and learn new skills or brush up on old ones. I’ll be teaching beginning weaving again this winter. I like to call it Weaving Fundamentals, because the class is appropriate for beginners or those who just need to brush up on their weaving skills. It’s always good to review basic techniques in measuring a warp, dressing the loom, weaving and finishing your work. Central Virginia Fiberarts Guild is offering the four-part online class. We’ll meet in January with time between sessions to work on the class material. If you’re interested, you can sign up for all of the sessions or just one or two.
Those who take the entire class will be able to weave a sampler out of wool–the most forgiving of yarns. I prefer Harrisville Design Highland. It’s a nice weight for trying out different weaving patterns and they have a nice range of colors.
Here are some photos of what you might weave.