Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Welcome to Stash Weaving Success!

    • Meet your teachers

    • Course Calendar

    • Stash Weaving Success Course Roadmap

    • Stash Weaving Success on Social Media

  • 2

    How to Use the Online Classroom

    • The online classroom and how to use it

    • How to Use Zoom

    • How to search videos

    • Getting Project Help

    • Printing Course Content

  • 3

    Downloads and Resources

    • SWS 2021 Complete Project Specs

    • Frequently Asked Questions

    • Course Downloads

    • Calculators, Links, and Helpful Videos

  • 4

    Webinars

    • Webinar Schedule

    • Webinar Livestream

    • Quick and Dirty Webinar Recordings

    • 6 June 21 - Sunday Lecture #1

    • 9 June 21 - Wednesday Q&A #1

    • 13 June 21 - Sunday Lecture #2

    • 16 June 21 - Wednesday Q&A #2

    • 20 June 21 - Sunday Lecture #3

    • 23 June 21 - Wednesday Q&A #3

    • 27 June 21 - Sunday Lecture #4

    • 30 June 21 - Wednesday Q&A #4

    • 4 July 21 - Sunday Lecture #5

    • 7 July 21 - Wednesday Q&A #5

    • 11 July 21 - Sunday Lecture #6

    • 14 July 21 - Wednesday Q&A #6

    • 18 July 21 - Sunday Lecture #7

    • 21 July 21 - Wednesday Q&A #7

    • 25 July 21 - Sunday Lecture #8

    • 28 July 21 - Wednesday Q&A #8

  • 5

    Chapter 1: Plan for Success

    • Welcome to Chapter One: Plan for Success!

    • Picking a project

    • Using yarns

    • Deciding on drafts

    • Choosing colors

    • Sampling: When and why to do it

    • What did you learn? Plan for Success

    • Discuss Chapter 1!

    • Project Mission: Plan for Success

    • Discussion forum: Share your project plans!

    • Crossword Puzzle: Plan for Success

    • Word Search: Plan for Success

    • Crossword Puzzle Solution: Plan for Success

    • Word Search Solution: Plan for Success

  • 6

    Stash Project Specs

    • Your Stash Weaving Success Project

    • SWS Complete Project Specs

    • SWS Project Downloads

  • 7

    Chapter 2: Let's Talk Yarn!

    • Welcome to Chapter Two: Let's Talk Yarn!

    • Fibre families

    • Key yarn properties

    • Yarn construction

    • Mystery yarns: Identifying and measuring

    • Deciding on sett

    • Stash yardage: How far will it go? [calculator]

    • Watch out: Here be dragons!

    • What did you learn? Let's Talk Yarn

    • Discuss Chapter Two!

    • Project mission: Let's Talk Yarn

    • Crossword Puzzle: Let's Talk Yarn

    • Word Search: Let's Talk Yarn

    • Crossword Puzzle: Let's Talk Yarn (Solution)

    • Word Search: Let's Talk Yarn (Solution)

  • 8

    How to Use the Color Editor

    • Mini-Course: Using the Color Editor

    • Printable Color Editor manual

  • 9

    Chapter 3: Let's Talk Color!

    • Welcome to Chapter Three: Let's Talk Color!

    • The three elements: Yarns, draft, and color patterning

    • Yarns: Color mixing

    • Playing with color mixing

    • Yarns: Pattern clarity

    • Drafts

    • Playing with drafts

    • What did you learn? Let's Talk Color

    • Discuss Chapter Three!

    • Project Mission: Let's Talk Color

    • Project Design: 4-shaft Drafts

    • Project Design: 8-shaft Drafts

    • Crossword Puzzle: Let's Talk Color

    • Word Search: Let's Talk Color

    • Crossword Puzzle: Let's Talk Color (Solution)

    • Word Search: Let's Talk Color (Solution)

  • 10

    Chapter 4: Seductive Stripes, Part 1

    • Welcome to Chapter Four: Seductive Stripes!

    • Stripe width

    • Stripes and their neighbors

    • Balancing stripes

    • Arranging stripes: Repeating, rhythmic, and random stripes

    • Time to Play: Rhythm and balance

    • Varying sett across the warp

    • The denting calculator

    • What did you learn? Seductive Stripes, Part I

    • Discuss Chapter Four!

    • Project mission: Seductive Stripes, Part I

    • "Design Thinking" demo

    • Project Design: 4-Shaft Draft #1

    • Project Design: 4-Shaft Draft #2

    • Project Design: 4-Shaft Draft #3

    • Project Design: 8-Shaft Draft #1

    • Project Design: 8-Shaft Draft #2

    • Crossword Puzzle: Seductive Stripes, Part I

    • Word Search: Seductive Stripes, Part I

    • Crossword Puzzle: Seductive Stripes, Part I (Solution)

    • Word Search: Seductive Stripes, Part I (Solution)

  • 11

    Chapter 5: Seductive Stripes, Part 2

    • Welcome to Chapter Five: Seductive Stripes, Part 2!

    • Warp stripes, weft stripes, or both?

    • Designing with weft and treadling stripes

    • Designing with warp AND weft stripes

    • Design Thinking Demo: Warp, Treadling, and Weft Stripes

    • Time to Play: Warp, treadling, and weft stripes

    • Stripe design tools

    • Managing domineering colors

    • Pitfalls: Here be dragons!

    • What did you learn? Seductive Stripes, Part 2

    • Project Mission: Designing your drafts

    • Project design: 4-shaft Draft #1

    • Project design: 4-shaft Draft #2

    • Project design: 4-shaft Draft #3

    • Project design: 8-shaft Draft #1

    • Project design: 8-shaft Draft #2

    • Crossword Puzzle: Seductive Stripes, Part 2

    • Crossword Puzzle: Seductive Stripes, Part 2 (Solution)

    • Word Search: Seductive Stripes, Part 2

    • Word Search: Seductive Stripes, Part 2 (Solution)

  • 12

    Chapter 6: Dress for Success

    • Welcome to Chapter 6: Dress for Success

    • Winding Stash Warps

    • Sneaky Stash Warp Tricks

    • Exercise: How would you wind these?

    • Warping Front to Back

    • Warping Back to Front

    • Sleying Mixed Setts [F2B and B2F]

    • What did you learn? Dress for Success

    • Discuss Chapter Six!

    • Project mission: Dress for Success

    • Crossword Puzzle: Dress for Success

    • Word Search: Dress for Success

    • Crossword Puzzle: Dress for Success (Solution)

    • Word Search: Dress for Success (Solution)

  • 13

    Chapter 7: When the Beater Hits the Fell

    • Welcome to Chapter 7: When the Beater Hits the Fell

    • Stash Sampling: Why and How

    • Starting to Weave: Ready, SETT, go

    • Running Out of Weft

    • Weft Stripes

    • Tension While Weaving

    • A Real World Example

    • Project Mission: When the Beater Hits the Fell

    • What did you learn? When the Beater Hits the Fell

    • Crossword Puzzle: When the Beater Hits the Fell

    • Word Search: When the Beater Hits the Fell

    • Crossword Puzzle: When the Beater Hits the Fell - Solution

    • Word Search: When the Beater Hits the Fell - Solution

    • Discuss Chapter Seven!

  • 14

    Chapter 8: Mixing it Up

    • Welcome to Chapter 8: Mixing It Up!

    • Evenly mixed warps vs. striped warps

    • Selecting yarns and drafts for mixed warps

    • Arranging yarns in mixed warps

    • Time to Play: Mixed Warps

    • Mixed Warp Setts

    • Winding and Weaving a Mixed Warp

    • Method: Winding a Mixed Chain with NxN Cross

    • What did you learn? Mixing it Up

    • Discuss Chapter 8!

  • 15

    Chapter 9: Finishing Up

    • Welcome to Chapter 9: Finishing Up

    • Dry Finishing

    • Wet finishing

    • Discuss Chapter 9!

    • Project mission: Finishing Up

    • Crossword Puzzle: Mixing & Finishing Up

    • Word Search: Mixing & Finishing Up

    • Crossword Puzzle: Mixing & Finishing Up - Solution

    • Word Search: Mixing & Finishing Up - Solution

  • 16

    Wrap up and Review

    • 'Til we meet again...

    • End of course survey