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Hand weaving course - Truro

Duration: One day (10am-4pm)

Price: £150

Contact: Audrey Durrant at Hawthorn Fibres

Chacewater W.I Hall

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

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 booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your 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

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Events & groups
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers