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Whether you are a beginning weaver or an expert, we have a class for you! Get inspired, have fun, and gain the confidence you need to tackle any project.

 
 

BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING
8 Sessions $195
Begins Wednesday, January 11, 6–8:30pm; 1st class will be 6–10pm
No class on March 1
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Become a weaver! Learn how to use a shaft loom to create fabrics and projects you've only dreamed of. In addition to warping, reading drafts and figuring yarn requirements, we'll explore pattern weaves such as lace, summer and winter and overshot. The emphasis is on fun and the possibilities are endless. This is the beginning. Expect at least four or
five hours of homework per week in this class. USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.

WARP A LOOM, WEAVE A DISHTOWEL
2 Sessions $60
Sunday, February 5 & 12, 1–3:30pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Warping a simple pattern for a delightful, absorbent towel is fun and easy. Each step of warping will be demonstrated with helpful hints. Then treadling options and weaving will be covered. Looking to weave a special gift? This could be it. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED.

WEAVE A SOCK LOOPER RUG
2 Sessions $50
Sunday, February 5 & 19, 1–3pm
Gail Madden, instructor
Sock loopers make soft, cushy rugs or useful placemats and runners-a quick, easy and fun project. No need to sacrifice your socks; materials needed will be available to purchase at Shuttles. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A 4 SHAFT LOOM REQUIRED.

TAPESTRY WEAVINGTapestry Weaving
3 Sessions $135 (includes loom)
Saturday, March 4, 18, April 1, 1–4pm
David Johnson, instructor
In this workshop students will warp and weave tapestries using plain and soumak techniques. Class one will cover warping and learning the soumak knot. In class two we will explore plain weave and talk about designing for tapestry by using a cartoon. The final class will cover design elements and finishing techniques. As part of the fee, students will keep their looms to allow them to work at home. ALL LEVELS WELCOME.

4 SHAFT BEGINNING BASICS
4 Sessions $135
Begins Sunday, March 5, 1–3:30pm; 1st class will be 1–5pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Learn the basics of four shaft weaving in four short weeks. You’ll warp the loom, figure yarn requirements and read drafts. This class will give you a solid foundation in four shaft weaving while showing you the fun of weaving. Expect four or five hours of homework each week. USE OF OUR LOOM PROVIDED.

WEAVE A SCARFWeave a Scarf
1 Session $90
Sunday, March 12, 10–5pm
Sara Goldenberg, instructor
If you’ve wanted to try weaving, but haven’t had the time, this all-day class is for you. Using a rigid heddle loom, students will experience all the steps of weaving a scarf from start to finish. By the end of the class, students should have a good idea what weaving is all about—and go home with a finished project! USE OF RIGID HEDDLE LOOM AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED.

INKLE WEAVINGInkle Weaving
2 Sessions $65
Thursday, March 23 & 30, 1–4pm
Sally Kuhn, instructor
Inkle weaving is simple, portable and fun. Learn the basics of warping and weaving on an inkle loom. We’ll make two different projects. ALL LEVELS WELCOME. USE OF INKLE LOOM AND MATERIALS PROVIDED.

 

 

 

 
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We are conveniently located in the
Table Mesa Shopping Center
635 South Broadway, Unit E, Boulder, CO 8030

Tel: (303) 494-1071 Fax: (303) 554-6593
Email: shuttles@shuttlesspindlesandskeins.com

Hours: Mon. 12-6, Tues. - Sat. 10-6 Closed Sundays

Holiday Closures:
Saturday, December 24, Close 3PM Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 31, Close 3PM, New Year's Eve
Monday & Tuesday, January 9 -10, Closed for remodeling

We accept: Visa/MasterCard/Discover

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Rock Day Evening
Spin In, Knit In and Potluck

Tuesday, January 3, 6:30-9:30pm
Come celebrate the New Year with a potluck spin in and knit in. All spinners and knitters are welcome. Just bring a dish to share and your own table service. We will bring tea and sweets but the more, the merrier. Come one, come all! Rock Day or St. Distaff’s Day traditionally comes the day after Twelfth Night. This is the day spinners go back to work after Christmas.

Tea Cozy Contest
We had so much fun with the scarf and cowl contest, that we are going to do another. This time it is Tea Cozies. Let your imagination run wild and create the most whimsical Tea Cozy ever. Bring your Cozies in by Saturday, February 25, and we will display them from Tuesday, February 28 to Saturday, March 11. There will be prizes awarded in several categories.

Special Event - Custom Fit Cormo Skirt
Saturday, February 18, 10-4:30PM
Learn how to knit a custom fit Cormo wool skirt under the guidance of Ann Budd and Elemental Affect's Jeane
deCoster. Click here for more details!

Self Care for Fiber Folk with Adele Beerman
Sunday, January 22 OR Saturday, April 29
1-3PM $40

This class will explore a variety of techniques that address tension, stress, discomfort and even pain that comes with time spent creating your projects. Click here to find out more!

LOOMS FOR LOAN
If you are taking a weaving class from Shuttles and need to use a portable loom, table looms are available for use one week prior to class. Call the shop to reserve one. Purchase a floor loom and receive $100 off your choice of yarns. We also offer free shipping on your floor loom.

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Shuttles, Spindles & Skeins, Inc • Located in the Table Mesa Shopping Center 635 South Broadway, Unit E, Boulder, CO 80305
TEL (303) 494-1071 FAX (303) 554-6593 Open Mon. 12-6, Tues. - Sat. 10-6 Visa/MasterCard/Discover


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SUPPLIES: YARN | WEAVING | SPINNING | KNITTING | BOOKS | POLICIES & PERKS | MAP TO STORE | SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER | VIEW OUR STORE | HOME |
CLASSES:  WEAVING | SPINNING | KNITTING | CRAFTS | WORKSHOPS & EVENTS | REGISTRATION | INSTRUCTORS
 | PRINT CLASS SCHEDULE | CLASS PHOTOS |