Frabjous Collaborous Stole

  Ooooh – collaboration! One of those undertakings full of opportunity and creativity. Frabjous Fibers/Wonderland Yarns sent Schacht a box of fiber and yarn goodness. This wonderful Vermont company has an abundant line of hand-dyed yarns and fibers, including fair trade yarns and other delights. I was instantly drawn to the colors and textures of […]

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Freeform, SAORI-Inspired Weaving on the Cricket Loom

  If you are an avid fiber crafter, there’s a good chance that you’ve taken notice of weaving and the incredible surge in popularity this craft has been experiencing. Perhaps you’ve even dipped a toe in the water, having purchased a small rigid heddle loom for yourself before you order that special floor loom. Soon, […]

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The Flatiron Spinning Wheel

The flat-packed Schacht The Flatiron Spinning Wheel rises from a flat-packed box much like Boulder’s iconic Flatirons tilted up from a once horizontal position. Sit down and feel the majesty of this rock-solid wheel. The elegant design of the formed maple, apple-ply body calls upon the same drama that makes the Flatirons so striking. This […]

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Schacht e-Newes – June 2015

Yesterday we released the June issue of e-Newes! In this issue, Melissa talks about monks belt, a versatile block-weave structure and explores the possibility of this particular structure. Other items in this issue: Cherry Matchless are back for a limited run! Spinzilla 2015 – are you ready? The new teacher directory from SWG

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Weaving Project: Nautical Runner

We’re working on our on-line newsletter which should be out in a few days. It’ll feature our new 15” Cricket Loom, helpful weaving tips, as well as this project designed and woven by our intern Cei Lambert. I always love basket materials, so perhaps that is why I find this piece so appealing. The warp […]

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Free Pattern: Bag and Bottle Cozy

Check out our latest edition of our on-line newsletter. In this issue you’ll find a super-easy project woven on our School Loom. We used worsted weight wool and wove two rectangles in a very open plain weave. We then felted the pieces in the washing machine. Find the step-by-step instructions in our newsletter. This is […]

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