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Ever wanted to know whether one yarn is bigger than another, or find out if two yarns are the same size? Learn to judge relative yarn sizes with this quick test.
Some weaving projects feel like they take FOREVER to finish - hand-manipulated techniques, fine threads, complex treadlings. Here's how to enjoy them.
Are rigid heddle weavers welcome at the Academy? YES!! We have classes specifically for rigid heddle weaving, and many of our other classes work for rigid heddles. Read on to find out more about our rigid heddle curriculum.
What does the Handweaving Academy offer to weavers? What made us passionate enough to create it? Read on to find out our "origin story"...
Few topics seem more divisive for weavers than sampling. Some people love weaving samples, others hate it. But sampling isn't just weaving swatches of cloth!