Swatching for Weaving
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Swatching for Weaving

Have you had an idea, headed to the loom, and then halfway through through your brilliant idea, think, “oh, this isn’t what I had in mind at all.” Swatching allows you to get to that knowledge quicker.

By weaving a small swatch you can see if a given yarn will substitute well for another, if you like your color choices, or if your sett choice is right.

Liz will demonstrate how to create the perfect swatch using the Purl & Loop’s line of swatching looms and show examples of how swatching helped her fail faster and weave better.

There will also be a Trunk Show of some of Liz's work and book signing opportunity at the evening gathering. 

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details:
Instructor: Liz
Instructor Bio: Liz Gipson is the author of multiple books on rigid-heddle weaving including Weaving Made Easy, Handwoven Home, A Weavers Guide to Swatching, and A Weavers Guide to Yarn. She hosts Yarnworker (dot) com a website devoted to rigid-heddle weaving know-how and the Yarnworker School that offers virtual classes and weave-alongs. Based in New Mexico, Liz relishes helping weavers find the ease in their weave.

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