December 2019

Happy Thanksgiving

We hope everyone enjoyed the holiday with family and friends!

Annual Thanksgiving Online Yarn Sale

Thank you to everyone who shopped during our online yarn sale! The sale ends tomorrow, Wednesday December 4th, at midnight.

2019 Vävstuga Basics – December 9-13

We have two spaces available in our final Vävstuga Basics class of 2019. Feeling spontaneous?  Join us next week! Don’t worry about the snow. Vävstuga is beautiful at all times of year, as is the village of Shelburne Falls. The roads are clear and it’s particularly cozy inside the studio now.

Vävstuga Gift Ideas

Gift Certificates

A gift certificate to Vävstuga can be used towards an inspiring class, gorgeous yarns, wonderful tools, or even a loom. Please order by December 13th by calling the office at (413) 625-8241.

Gift Baskets

A useful and beautiful addition to a studio, our Vävstuga Bench Basket makes a wonderful gift that can be filled with an assortment of useful tools, gorgeous yarns, or books of your choice. Made for us in Peterborough, NH at a basket company that dates back to 1841.

Sock Kit for Knitters

Beth Brown-Reinsel, who just taught a wonderful knitting class here in November, designed this knitted Sock Kit using our Tuna wool yarn.

Holiday Hours

We will be closed for inventory and the holidays from Monday, December 16th through Wednesday, January 1st.

2019 Väv Immersion

We are sad to see the end of this year’s Väv Immersion program because it means we have to say goodbye to the wonderful participants. Last Friday we marked their journey with a celebration and display of all of their weaving accomplishments over the last 15 weeks.

2020 Classes

2020 Vävstuga Basics

We have added several spaces to our Vävstuga Basics class to try to reduce our usual waiting lists and welcome more students into the Vävstuga community.If you, or someone you know, have tried to enroll in Basics in the past, but our classes were full, we hope you’ll try again in 2020.Basics classes are available in February, March, April, July and August in 2020. Thanks for spreading the word!

2 NEW Classes for our Basics Alum in January & February

We hope you will join us for two new classes Becky has developed for 2020 that will take your designing and weaving exploration to a new level.

Designing Awesome Warps – January 27 – 31

Spend a week dedicated to exploring patterns, colors, and textures, learning specific design techniques, and winding warps on our mills to take home ready to hit the loom.

Mönster Parti – February 3-7

In Swedish, a mönster is a pattern, and a parti is a block. Come and learn to use a single profile draft for many different weave structures. Our woven projects and daily theory lessons will expose you to the endless variations that are possible. We’ll explore myggtjäll, half satin, sword damask, taqueté, rep, shadow weave and double weave.
Join us at Vävstuga for a great class, visit our store (Tues–Fri 9–3) or our web store any time, and check out our Facebook page and Ravelry group.
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