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Spinning & Weaving Week 2021

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Upcoming Events

Estes Park Wool Market

June 8, 2023 Meet us in Estes Park!

New York State Sheep and Wool Festival (Rhinebeck)

October 19, 2023 Sheep and Wool Festival website

Spinning & Weaving Week 2021

September 15, 2021

Spinning & Weaving Week is just around the corner, October 4 to October 10. Read about our upcoming events below and start planning how you’ll celebrate.

Pattern Weaving Mini-Course

Are you a floor loom weaver ready to begin exploring new worlds of patterning? In Schacht’s Pattern Weaving Mini-Course, Sienna Bosch will walk you through the steps of warping, weaving, and finishing a gorgeous satchel bag. This course will be hosted on Schacht’s School of Textile Arts online platform and is ideal for weavers who are new to pattern weaving.

This course will release during Spinning & Weaving Week; it will remain available after that.

Catch the introductory price—$15 through September 20th, then $35 starting September 21st.

Learn more here!

Introduction to Inkle Weaving

Date: October 9, 2021 from 9 am to 4 pm MST
Location: Schacht Spindle Company in Boulder, Colorado
Cost: $95 (includes materials)
Instructor: Sienna Bosch

Inkle looms are simple looms that allow you to make guitar straps, belts, bookmarks, and so much more. In this class, we will make a set of fun keychains. You will learn the foundations of inkle weaving, from warping the loom to weaving. We’ll weave simple patterns and begin exploring pick-up patterns. This class is for beginning inkle loom weavers—no experience necessary.

The class includes all materials and use of an inkle loom while we meet. If you want to take your loom home, you can purchase it at the end of the class.

Premiere of “Spinning Wheels from Schacht Spindle Company”

Considering a new wheel? This video is for you! We’re bringing all of our wheels together in one video so you can choose the perfect one. Our in-house experts discussthe great features of each wheel as they take us on a spinning journey.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel and be the first to know when it publishes during Spinning & Weaving Week.

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Spin-in at Longmont Yarn Shoppe

Date: October 10th, 2021 12-3pm
Location: 454 Main St, Longmont, CO

We are planning a collaborative spin-in with Longmont Yarn Shop during Spinning & Weaving Week. Bring your wheel or spindle and spin with us! Not a spinner yet? Join us to try out Schacht wheels and learn the basics. Plus farm and fiber vendors and door prizes!

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