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    Handwoven Houndstooth Workshop


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    Beginner weaving workshop, all materials and supplies included, and you will get to take home your own handwoven cloth in the classic 'Houndstooth' colour pattern.

    This is a 6 hour workshop, depending on your finished length this cloth could be used for a cowl or a scarf / bag / pouch / coasters / table runner etc.

    Skills covered will include:
    - General weaving terminology
    - Weaving Plainweave (Tabby)
    - Neat Selvedges & avoiding draw-in or loops at edges
    - Posture & tips for avoiding strain
    - Using more than one colour/shuttle & adding new colours
    - Houndstooth pattern (2 shaft version, aka puppytooth or molenwiek)
    - Advancing the warp & getting the right tension
    - Tips for fixing or re-working ‘mistakes’.
    - Direct Warping (for a rigid heddle loom)

    We will be using 100% wool yarns, if you are unable to use wool please contact us to discuss alternative options.

    This event is part of the 2024 East Gippsland Winter Festival, running from 21 June - 21 July. For the full festival program, please visit: https://egwinterfest.com.au/


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