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 or a color block shawl as a beginning double weave project.
Completion of Introduction to Weaving at ABYC or equivalent is required. You should be able to independently warp a rigid heddle loom. Materials and Equipment: Loom with 15" minimum weaving width and 2 reed capacity, two 5, 8 or 12 dent reeds - depending on project, 2 shuttles. See models for yarn suggestions and yardage. ***Loom with a 25" weaving width and 2 reed capacity is required for the Big Bad Blankie.
The Hip to be Square Kerchief, Little Plaid Blankie or The Big Bad Blankie*** are also options if you have completed one of the projects above.
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 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.
Please bring your loom, stand, 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.
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 ten years and she's still having fun.