Online Course—Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving

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Course Description

Are you ready to explore rigid heddle weaving? Learn to warp and weave as you make a set of coasters! We'll teach techniques including plain weave, weft stripes, clasped weft, inlay, and rya knots.

Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving course
Is this course for you?

This course is ideal for a new rigid heddle weaver who is ready to get their Cricket out of the box and begin weaving! Even the yarn and tools come with your Cricket loom. All rigid heddle weavers are welcome to join the course, however, the assembly lesson is specific to the Cricket loom, and you will need to provide the yarn to complete the course (more information below).

  • purple and blue yarn (Brown Sheep Company Nature Spun Worsted (100% wool, 245 yards/100 grams, worsted weight) in Boysenberry (30 yards needed) and Fanciful Blue (100 yards needed)
  • rigid heddle loom (we are using a 15" Cricket)
  • 8 dent rigid heddle reed
  • warping peg and clamp
  • heddle hook
  • 2 stick shuttles
  • heavy paper for warp separators
  • scissors
  • cloth tape measure
  • tapestry needle
  • Shop recommended equipment
Sienna Bosch

Meet Your Instructor

Sienna Bosch

Sienna comes from Fort Collins, Colorado. She grew up in a family of craftspeople; her father is a woodturner. Sienna learned to weave while working towards her Bachelor's of Fine Arts at Colorado State University. She went into school thinking that she would study sculpture, but after one project on the loom, she discovered a passion for weaving. Alongside fiber art, Sienna studied art education. She was an intern for Schacht Spindle Company during the summer of 2019. She warped and wove on many looms in preparation for the Schacht's 50th Anniversary. Now, Sienna is back at Schacht as the Content Developer and Education Specialist.