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Feb 12

Monthly Meeting with Myra Wood – Everyone is welcome!

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Crazy Overshot on a Rigid Heddle Loom

Myra Wood is an internationally know fiber artist, designer, author and teacher. She teaches a wide range of classes in knitting, crochet, embroidery and beading specializing in all things creative. Her online classes are available at Craftsy.com. Myra is the author of Crazyshot!, Knit in New Directions, Creative Crochet Lace and Crazy Lace along with numerous published patterns in books and magazines. Myra’s been a guest instructor on numerous episodes of Knit and Crochet Now, Knitty Gritty and Uncommon Threads and Knitting Daily on PBS, HGTV and DIY Network.

Special skills or knowledge needed to take this class:
Must be able to warp and plain weave on a rigid heddle loom.
Supply List:
• 10″ or larger rigid heddle loom
• 1 pick-up stick
• 1 size 7.5 or 8 heddle
• 50 yds black or dark size 3/2 cotton yarn or black rug warp
• 50 yds matching sport-weight wool or wool blend
• 5 yds. each of 4 or 5 smooth, even, worsted-weight wool or wool blend yarn in any light or bright contrasting color
• Tapestry needle
• Small scissors
• Clipboard and post-it notes or magnetic ruler and board (https://tinyurl.com/bmkjwdtn)
Pre-class Work
Pre-warp a 10″ or larger rigid heddle loom with a 7.5 or 8 dent heddle and size 3/2 cotton yarn (or rug warp): 42 ends, at least 36″ long.  Weave a header with waste yarn until warps are evenly spaced. Cut waste yarn. Wind a shuttle and weave 12 plain rows with matching sport-weight wool or wool blend yarn. You are welcome to hemstitch the first row but this is just a
sampler so it’s not necessary. Do not cut yarn. Make sure to have board and ruler ready.
We will see you February 19, 2022 at 11 am at the guild house in Manayunk.
Myra has been crafting, sewing, knitting and crocheting since she was young and studied fine art painting and drawing at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Philadelphia College of Art. She’s enjoyed a long career in commercial art and lives in Haverford, PA with her husband, Page and her Italian Greyhound, Beanie Wood. Page is also an artist and for much of their careers, they’ve worked side by side, creating art for the entertainment industry in Los Angeles. Their work can be seen at Woodworksart.com

Details

Date:
February 12
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Venue

Guild House
3705 Main Street
Manayunk, PA 19127 United States
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