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Gist Yarn + Yarnworker Collaborations

Winter 2022 weave-along

We are thrilled to collaborate with Liz Gipson of Yarnworker on several projects. 

Winter 2022 Color And Weave Twill Weave-Along

During the winter weave-along, Liz is tackling a 1/2 twill, adding light and dark yarns to create various color-and-weave effects. You can choose from one or two heddle options, and one of the options is woven with our new Alpaca yarn, Ode.

Sign up for the Weave-Along on Liz's website here, and purchase two contrasting colors of Ode, to be ready for the Weave-Along on February 2, 2022! 

Weaver's PlayBox

The Rigid Heddle Weaver's PlayBox is a collection of three boxes filled with yarn from North American mills and dye houses, paired with in-depth PDF guides that will help you expand your rigid heddle weaving skills.

Liz designed these boxes to help beginner and intermediate rigid heddle weavers deepen their learning and think creatively as a weaver. If you know how to warp your loom and have a few projects under your belt, these are for you. Choose any one box, or try all three—you don't have to do them in order.

Shop our three PlayBoxes here

Weave Podcast Episodes featuring Liz

Episode 23: Rigid Heddle Weaving With Liz Gipson

Episode 73: A Rigid Heddle Weaving Collaboration with Liz Gipson

Guest Blog Posts by Liz

How To Weave With Pick-Up Sticks

Mixed Warps: Weaving with Multiple Types of Yarn in a Single Warp

The Differences Between Direct and Indirect Warping for Rigid Heddle Looms

How to Fix Warp Tension Issues on a Rigid Heddle Loom 

Tweed and Twill Pillowcover Weave-Along

The Tweed and Twill Pillowcover Weave-Along explored a 1/3 twill woven with two heddles in our Suffolk Wool from Mountain Meadow Wool Mill. You can purchase yarn for this pattern here