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November Meeting 2022
Saturday 19th November 2022, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Have-a-Go Day: Tapestry Weaving with Amanda Henriques
Amanda will bring ready warped up frames for you to use. The warps will be fairly narrow but long, so that each one could be used by two people, (in turn!).
There will be capacity for about 20 people to have a go, in 2 sessions, and the possibility of taking the frame home to finish the piece if you’d like to.
Amanda will bring some yarn suitable for weft, in various colours.
What you could bring:
Some yarn for weft. This does not have to be wool. Almost anything can be used. The warps will be set at 8 epi so it needs to be very roughly DK or Aran weight, but lighter yarns could be doubled up. Commercial knitting yarns are not ideal as they tend to be rather soft; handspuns are better.
Bring an old dinner fork if you have one, for beating the weft down. Amanda will have a few.
Do bring your own tapestry frame if you wish to. Amanda will bring some cotton warping yarn if you would like help to warp up the frame.
You could also bring an idea of what you’d like to weave! Amanda recommends a simple idea or pattern if this is your first try.