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Rigid Heddle 102: Weaving with Pickup Patterns with Nicole (In Person Only)

Are you ready to move beyond plain weave? Further your rigid heddle weaving skills by creating a scarf using a pick-up pattern! Pick-up sticks allow you to easily extend the capabilities of your rigid heddle loom without adding a second heddle. Weaving time outside of class is required. This class is offered only as in-person.

What you will learn:

- How to read pick-up patterns
- How to set up pick-up stick(s)
- How to weave with pick-up sticks
- Learn about creating your own patterns

Skills you already need to have:

-You need to have basic rigid heddle weaving knowledge, including how to warp
-Perfect next step if you've taken our Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving class!

Materials needed for class:

-Rigid heddle loom with heddle appropriate for worsted weight yarn
Looms are available for rent from Dances With Wool for additional $35 fee - credit card information and signed rental contract required and MUST be completed at the shop BEFORE the first class

-Pick up sticks: at least 2

-Yarn for warp and weft: 2 skeins of two different colors of Worsted weight yarn
Recommended: 500 yards total divided between 2 different colors of Blue Sky Woolstok wound into balls or cakes

-Fabric scissors

-Tape measure

-Craft paper or cut paper grocery bags for warp separation

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Must have taken a beginning rigid heddle class or have basic rigid heddle weaving skills
Materials Included: Looms available for rent for additional $35 fee
Instructor: Nicole
Class cost $180 - loom rental optional for $35 fee

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