Linda Hendrickson

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On Friday we had the honor of a visit from Linda Hendrickson, in town just prior to your program and workshops she’s giving for the Rocky Mountain Weavers Guild in Denver. Linda’s specialties are split-ply twining and tablet weaving (which some of us call card weaving). It was great fun to be with Linda—her enthusiasm for what she is doing is infectious and her desire to teach and educate a true mission. We played around with cord making—the basis for split-ply twining. Check out her website for more about Linda—she has several self-published instruction and pattern books, as well as instructional videos—which is where she really wants to go, so look for more from this prolific craftsperson. Also check out her YouTube video on “How to Make a Continuous Cord”.

Schacht Spindle

Schacht Spindle Company, Inc. was founded during the back-to-earth movement of the late 1960's and its accompanying craft resurgence. Their first loom was a simple tapestry loom, a version which they still make today. Over nearly 50 years, Schacht has developed a broad range of high quality hand weaving and hand spinning tools, including their popular Cricket Loom and Ladybug Spinning wheel. Schacht’s mission is to create beautiful and well-designed products that enhance customers’ weaving and spinning experience through innovative problem solving, creative ideas, skilled woodworking and craftsmanship, and friendly, knowledgeable customer service. Schacht’s family owned business is located in Boulder, Colorado.