Online course—Beginning 4-Shaft Weaving for Everyone

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Course Description

Learn how to wind a warp chain and set up the Cricket Quartet for weaving, then weave 2 projects from pattern drafts.

Beginning 4 Shaft Weaving for Everyone course
Is this course for you?

This course is for anyone learning to weave with 4 shafts! It is designed using the Cricket Quartet and is ideal for a new Cricket Quartet owner. You don't need any experience weaving on shaft looms. You'll be up and running with complex patterns in no time!

Click the photo at left to see a sample video.

  • Berroco Ultra Wool (100% superwash wool; 219 yds / 100 g; worsted weight): 300 yards in Denim 33154 and 150 yards in Kale 03361
  • Maurice Brassard 8/2 cottolin (40% linen, 60% cotton): 250 yards in Lavande C1410 and 775 yards in Olive C1244
  • sewing thread to match Olive cottolin—not included in yarn kit

Buy the yarn kit below—does not include sewing thread

Beginning 4 Shaft Weaving for Everyone course
  • a 15″ Cricket Loom
  • a Cricket Quartet with a 10 dent reed
  • a warping peg set or warping board to wind warp chains—you cannot use the single warping peg that comes with the Cricket Loom.
  • shuttles—use the stick shuttles that came with your Cricket, or purchase boat shuttles, bobbins, and a bobbin winder.
  • tapestry needle
  • sewing machine (optional but recommended)
  • fringe twister (optional)
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.