The Yarn Barn follows Douglas County COVID recommendations.  At this time, masks are not required.  If the situation changes, our policy will change to reflect County recommendations.

 

 

INTRODUCTION TO INKLE WEAVING

Call it tape or ribbon—it can all be done on the inkle loom.  In this introductory class you will learn the parts of the inkle loom, how to make heddles, and how to choose colors for designs.  You will need to bring your own inkle loom, shuttles, and 2 or more colors of 8/4 cotton yarn.  By Audrey Lintner.

W09 Oct. 22 (Sat.), 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  1 day           $75.00  LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

 

BEGINNING RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING

If you like color and texture, then weave with the simple rigid heddle loom.  You will learn a fast way to thread the loom and then weave a scarf.  We will provide a loom to use during class, but if you want to bring your own, be sure it is complete, assembled, and in good working condition with an 8- or 7.5-dent heddle.  Materials not included.  By Bea Bonanno.

 

W15 Oct. 1-2 (Sat.-Sun.), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 2 days      $140.00   LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

W17 Nov. 9-10 (Weds.-Thurs.), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 2 days       $140.00  LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

W19 Dec. 17-18 (Sat.-Sun.), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 2 days                $140.00   LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

INTRODUCTION TO TAPESTRY WEAVING

Tapestry weaving can be done on a frame, rigid heddle, or harness loom.  We will be working on rigid heddle looms and floor looms to create a small tapestry.  Using slit and diagonal techniques, we will weave a design based on a simple illustration.  If you plan to use one of our looms, be sure to sign up for the loom rental listed below.  If you want to bring your own loom, it will need to be pre-threaded.  You will need to buy 2 colors of Lamb’s Pride Worsted for your weft.  By Bea Bonanno.

 

W22 Oct. 29-30 (Sat-Sun), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 2 days $140.00 LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

W22M Loom rental and pre-threading                                    $30.00 LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

 

BEGINNING HARNESS WEAVING

Learn all you need to know to start weaving independently on a four-harness floor loom. Warp, weft, sett, epi, ppi, draft, tie-up and more are weaving terms you will learn.  You will measure your warp, thread the loom, learn to read threading drafts, and weave a sampler of several different patterns.  You don’t need your own loom, students use our classroom looms and equipment.  Your project yarn can be purchased on the first day.  By Susan Bateman.

 

W14 Sept. 24-25 (Sat.-Sun.), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 2 days $140.00  LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

W16 Oct. 15-16 (Sat.-Sun.), 9:30- a.m.-4:30 p.m. 2 days  $140.00   LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

W18 Dec. 10-11 (Sat.-Sun.), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 2 days  $140.00   LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

 

BACK TO BASICS—Warping Review

Do you feel like you need a quick refresher course on how to dress your loom?  If you have not done much weaving since you took the Beginning Harness Weaving class and want to review your skills, this is your chance to wind a warp, thread the loom front to back, beam on, and tension.  When you have completed this process, you will re-tie your porrey cross and put the warp back into a chain to take home and repeat the process on your own loom.  Repeat to reinforce!   You will choose either a wool or cotton worsted weight yarn in 2-3 colors.  By Susan Bateman.

W10 Nov. 26 (Sat.), 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  1 day      $70.00 LEARN MORE AND ENROLL NOW!

 

Please note:  

·         The Yarn Barn follows Douglas County COVID recommendations.  At this time, masks are not required.  If the situation changes, our policy will change to reflect County recommendations.

·         All class enrollments must include payment.

·         Students must be 16 years or older to sign up for classes.

·         Cancellations must be made 3 days prior to class starting to receive a refund.

·         If we are threading a loom for you, cancellations must be made 2 weeks prior to class to receive a refund.

·         Yarn Barn will cancel a class 3 days prior to class start if the enrollment is below the minimum number; refunds will be issued.

·         Unless noted, materials are not included in the class fee; we have a recommended list of supplies for each class.

·         Students will receive 15%-20% off yarns during the class period.

 

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