Clasped Warp Scarf on Rigid Heddle Loom Part 1

$100.00

Instructor: Deborah Jarchow

Availability: In stock

You may have tried clasped weft as a design, but clasped warp can add extra interest to your woven pieces! Learn to make a stunning scarf in clasped warp method on a rigid heddle loom. See how using two different warp yarns can create beautiful color play in the fabric. If you’ve taken beginning rigid heddle weaving, enhance your skills by learning a new exciting way to warp the loom. This type of weaving is portable, easy and fun!

Class is Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 3:30 PM and 7:15PM EST

Supplies:

  • Rigid heddle loom with at least 8″ weaving width and 7.5 or 8 dent reed
  • Warping peg
  • threading/sley hook
  • clamps
  • 200 yards each of 2 contrasting colors (think black and white) of a smooth, solid color lace – dk weight yarn for the warp. The warp yarns should be smooth, non-hairy, strong enough not to break and at least 2 ply (no singles).
  • You will also need 200 yards of lace or fingering weight yarn for weft
  • 10 – 15 yards waste yarn (acrylic worsted weight works well)
  • scissors
  • tapestry needle
  • 2 brown paper grocery bags
  • post it notes
  • tube from inside a paper towel roll
  • tape measure
  • tapestry needle
  • shuttle.

NOTE: For your first clasped warp scarf, it is best to use 2 solid color yarns for the warp that highly contrast (think black and white). The weft can be one of the warp colors or something different depending on your taste.

Homework:
There is homework for this class. Homework will be sent in an email along with class handouts.

Skills Needed:
Must have experience warping the loom

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