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Double the Cuddles Baby Blanket



Weaving with two heddles expands your loom’s capabilities. You will learn how to weave in layers to double the weaving width of your loom. You’ll weave a folded piece in two contrasting colors that will open up into a unique color block baby blanket. A color block shawl is also an option. Models are in the shop for yarn and color choices.

Completion of Intro to Weaving at Alamitos Bay Yarn Company or equivalent is recommended.
You should be able to independently warp a rigid heddle loom.

Materials and Equipment: Loom with TWO heddle capacity and 15" weaving width minimum, two 5-dent reeds (two 8-dent reeds for the shawl), two shuttles, two pick-up sticks 20" length minimum. Yarn is bulky, cotton blend in two colors - 250 yards each color, (900 yards - 450 each color for the shawl)
Yarn must be purchased and wound, if necessary, before the first day of class.

Please Note: If necessary, class and workshop fees can be transferred to another class or credited to your account up to two weeks before the start of the class.
Skill Level:
intermediate
Skill Details:
Learn to warp and weave with two heddles to double the weaving width.
Materials Included:
Class handout will be provided.
Requirements:
Please bring your loom, accessories and these supplies, to all weaving classes: warping peg, heddle hook, brown paper to fit the width of back beam, waste yarn, cardboard roll to fit front beam, scissors, tapestry needle, pencil, paper for note-taking.
Instructor Name:
Carla Hubbart
Instructor Bio:
Carla has been sewing, knitting, and weaving along with other fiber arts for over 50 years and is fascinated by all aspects of each. She has been teaching rigid heddle weaving at Alamitos Bay Yarn Company for the last nine years and she's still having fun.

Double the Cuddles Baby Blanket

Cost:
$ 75.00
Price is for the class only, supplies must be purchased from Alamitos Bay Yarn Company separately.
CH26:   Thu, Nov 4, 2021 at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
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