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Intro to Rya Rug Weaving

Presented by Verge Center for the Arts at Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento CA

Jan 23 2020
Intro to Rya Rug Weaving

This is an introduction workshop for rya rug weaving. Rya or ‘knotted-pile carpet’ is a traditional Scandinavian wool rug using a Ghiordes knot to create a shag rug of 1-3 inches in height. This technique can be used to make rugs, tapestries, or textured shag fabrics for other projects.

This workshop will cover weaving basics including setting up the weft on the loom, basic technique, and finishing off a project. We will also discuss the use of different fibers and their benefits for use in

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Generak $100
Verge Members $75

Contact: (916) 448-2985

Email: education@vergeart.com

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Verge Center for the Arts

625 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

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