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Hand weaving course - Truro


About the Course

This course is designed both for the absolute beginner who would like to have a taster session. A warped up multi shaft loom will be available to use plus an array of yarns to create a sample piece of cloth or scarf.

A day's course will run from 10am - 4pm with a 45min break for a light home made lunch

For the weaving Course, the student will be taken through how............
* the loom works
* calaculation for required yardage / meterage
* securing the warp and weft
* to work with a floating slevedge
* to tie up a threading pattern
* to follow a sequence of ' Lifts ' to increase pattern variety
* weaving a sample piece of cloth

We have been spinning and weaving for over 25 years and are the Tutors for the Cornwall Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers Two Year Weaving Foundation Course which started January 2017, we also head up the Guild's Weaving Days
We are also the Tutors for the Guild's Two Year Spinning Foundation Course which also started January 2017.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

What's included in the price?

Use of loom
Handouts to support the processes
Use of a large & varied array of yarns
Any work is given to the student at the end of the day
Refreshments and lunch is included in the price


Audrey Durrant at Hawthorn Fibres
Chacewater W.I Hall
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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)

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