Two contrasting hues of Beam yarn and the color-and-weave technique will create this lively set of four napkins. With all the color choices in Beam you'll be weaving several sets! These napkin sets make great gifts, too. This is not a novice class. You should be able to independently warp a rigid heddle loom.
Techniques used in this project are hemstitching, plain weave, and color-and-weave.
Completion of Introduction to Weaving at ABYC or equivalent is recommended. You should be able to independently warp a rigid heddle loom.
Yarn for the class must be purchased at Alamitos Bay Yarn Company before the first day of class.
Yarn must be wound, if necessary, before the first day of class.
Please bring the necessary weaving tools and equipment: Rigid heddle loom with 10" minimum weaving width, 10-dent rigid heddle reed, shuttles, brown paper cut to the width of the back beam of your loom, waste yarn, cardboard roll the width of the front beam, scissors, tapestry needle, pencil, paper for note-taking.
Amanda has been creating with fiber for almost twenty years. After taking numerous art classes in college including ceramics, intaglio printing and wood carving, Amanda became a self taught crocheter in 2003. She picked up the love of weaving and knitting over the last several years through classes at Alamitos Bay Yarn Company. Amanda has taught rigid heddle weaving with Carla for the last two years.