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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.

 
 

DOUBLEWEAVE
1 Day $75
Sunday, January 6, 9am–4pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Want to weave a blanket 45 inches wide, but your loom is only 25 inches? Would you like to weave a vest and not sew a seam or weave your name or draw a picture on the loom without using tapestry? If “yes” is your answer, then come try doubleweave. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A 4 SHAFT PORTABLE LOOM REQUIRED.

BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING
8 Sessions $225
Begins Sunday, January 13, 9:30am–Noon
1st class will be from 9:30am–2:30pm
No class March 3rd
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.

TAPESTRY WEAVING
3 Sessions $150
Saturday, February 2, 16 & March 2, 1–4pm
David Johnson, instructor
In this workshop students will warp and weave tapestries using plain weave 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. MATERIALS PROVIDED.

WARP A LOOM, WEAVE A DISHTOWEL
2 Sessions $70
Wednesday, April 3 & 17, 6–8:30pm
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.

WEAVING AROUND
2 Days $140
Saturday, April 6 & Sunday, April 7, 9am–5pm
Judy Steinkoenig, instructor
Immerse yourself in two days of weaving and learn new weave structures. You’ll take home at least five samples. We’ll discuss techniques and possibilities. BEGINNING 4 SHAFT WEAVING SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A 4 SHAFT PORTABLE LOOM REQUIRED.

CLASPED WARP AND FRINGE FINISHINGS
2 Sessions $70
Wednesday, April 10 & 17, 10am–2pm
Sara Goldenberg, instructor
Create a clasped warp scarf while learning how to thread your rigid heddle loom in a whole new way! Clasped warp allows for fun color shifts in the warp adding an unexpected twist to scarves. Also, expand your fringe finishing options with more hand finishing techniques.
BEGINNING RIGID HEDDLE SKILLS REQUIRED. USE OF A RIGID HEDDLE LOOM WITH 8 DENT REED REQUIRED.

INKLE WEAVING
1 Day $70
Saturday, April 13, 10am–4:30pm
Robin Wilton, instructor
Inkle Weaving is a fun way to learn about weaving without the investment of expensive equipment to start out. An Inkle loom is a portable belt loom that can be warped up in an afternoon and woven in 3-4 hours. Inkle bands can be used to make belts, straps, bookmarks ornaments and more. In this 6 hour workshop, you will be weaving by the end of the day. You will learn to warp your loom and read patterns so you can re-warp on your own. Finishing techniques will also be covered. ALL LEVELS WELCOME.
USE OF OUR LOOM 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


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Rock Day Evening
Spin In, Knit In and Potluck

Rock Day, Monday, January 7, 6:30-9:30pm
Come celebrate the New Year with a potluck knit and spin in. Find out more...

New Contest: SHAWLS!
Knit, weave, crochet, felt, etc., your most beautiful shawl!
ENTRIES DUE: Saturday, February 16
SHOW: Tuesday, February 19–March 9
PICKUP: Tuesday, March 12

Shuttles Spin-In & Knit-In
1ST MONDAY OF THE MONTH
FEBRUARY 4, MARCH 4, APRIL 1, 7–9:30PM
Bring your wheel and/or needles and join other knitters and spinners in an evening of good company.


Community Knitting
3RD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH $5 DONATION
January 15, February 19, March 19, April 16, 7-8:30pm

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WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
CAMERON TAYLOR-BROWN WEEKEND
Friday, February 8 & Saturday, February 9, 10am–4:30pm
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DAVID JOHNSON
Making Tapestry Speak
Saturday, April 27 & Sunday, April 28, 10am–5pm
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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 |