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Dates: August 17, 2022 - August 19, 2022

About Class

This is a private group course. Please enter your password to register for class.

This year you’ll be learning Dukagang!

Dukagang is the Scandinavian term for an inlay technique on a plain weave ground cloth.  

It has supplementary weft floats on a plain weave background. Overshot and Summer and Winter could be said to have the same description, but Dukagang is a free form technique that allows the weaver to decide where the pattern is going to appear on the fabric. It could be even categorized as an embroidery weave.

It can be easily recognized by its vertical lines of pattern. This is because the pattern weft floats are tied down with a constant warp thread. The pattern floats go over three warp ends and are tied down with a single common warp thread. Typically, weavers work with their pattern threads in butterflies or netting shuttles. Patterns can be worked from the wrong side facing the weaver or it can be worked with the correct pattern side facing you.

Dukagang is usually done on a straight draw twill threading, but other threading patterns are possible to give the same effect and additional options for designing.

All materials are included with class tuition.

Class Times

All classes run 9am - 5pm unless otherwise indicated in the description above.

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For class dates that are full, please feel free to call us here at the studio and have your name place on the wait list.

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This class's instructor

Tom Knisely has made his career from his interest and love of textiles from around the world. Tom has been studying, collecting, and teaching others about weaving and spinning for more than four decades.