In this special workshop, students can choose to learn to recreate some of the beautiful finger manipulated flat braids that were made on the south coast of Peru in Pre-Hispanic times.
Are you ready to take your temari skills to the next level?
The class will cover fundamental information including warp calculations and appropriate yarn choices, plus explore two different techniques for dressing the loom.
Japanese braids range from simple and rhythmic to work to complex and thoughtfully slow to construct.
Many weavers can follow a pattern from a book or magazine article but lack the confidence to venture out on their own to create the 8 shaft threading, tie-up and treadling.
Learn all the basics and go home to show off your very own cotton dish towel, twill gamp (sampler) and scarf!