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Past Exchanges

Current/Recent Learning Exchanges

A copy of the HGA Learning Exchange Draft and Information Sheet and the HGA Learning Exchange Spinning Information Sheet are available on the Web site as a PDF file. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat to read and print the form, please click here to download a free copy of Acrobat® Reader™.

 

Learning Exchange 41
  • Weaving Exchange
    • Fanciful Figures
    • Reading Manuscripts
  • Spinning Exchange
    • Bamboo Mania
    • Alpacas-A Secret of the Andes No Longer
Learning Exchange 40
  • Weaving Exchange
    • Tablet Weaving-Simple Tools/Complex Cloth: The Vacant Hole Techniques
    • Weaving Huck
  • Spinning Exchange
    • Spinning Variegated Fibers
    • Spinning Wool for Wensleydale Sheep
Learning Exchange 39
  • Weaving Exchange
    • The Process of Playing with Block Twill
    • Monk's Belt - Weaving on Opposites
  • Spinning Exchange
    • Say "Yes" to Flax
    • Paper Thread
Learning Exchange 38
  • Weaving Exchange
    • Advancing Twills
    • Loom-Controlled Stitched Double Cloth
  • Spinning Exchange
    • Merino: A Golden Fleece
    • Shetland Sheep: A Tenacious Breed with a Treasure Trove of Textures
Learning Exchange 37
  • Weaving Exchange
    • Weaving Twills
    • Weaving Thick & Thin
  • Spinning Exchange
    • Spinning Silk for Embroidery
    • Orange Spinning Challenge
Learning Exchange 36
  • Weaving Exchange
    • Weave a Lord of the Rings Cloak
    • Weave Balanced Plain Weave
  • Spinning Exchange
    • Spinning Out of the Stash
    • Fiber Identification for Spinning
Learning Exchange 35
  • Weaving Exchange
    • Doubleweave Color Challenge
    • Parallel Shadow weave
  • Spinning Exchange
    • Bluefaced Leicester
    • Gotland
Learning Exchange 34
  • Weaving Exchange
    • Shadow Weave
    • Swedish Lace
  • Spinning Exchange
    • Let's Strip
    • Spinning Cotton Happily
Learning Exchange 33
  • Weaving Exchange
    • Weaving with Wire, Part II
    • Swivel
  • Spinning Exchange
    • Soy Silk
    • Spinning for Outerwear Nalbinding)
Learning Exchange 32
  •    Weaving Exchange
    • Cannelé
    • Weaving with Wire
  •   Spinning Exchange
    • Ramie
    • Dutch Texel
Learning Exchange 31
  •    Weaving Exchange
    • Damask and Satin
    • Supplementary Warps
  •   Spinning Exchange
    • Surface Seduction
    • Designer Yarns on a Spindle
Learning Exchange 30
  •    Weaving Exchange
    • Ply-Split Braiding
    • Crackle Weave
  •  Spinning Exchange
    • Spinning for Lace Felting
    • Mix & Mingle Yarn

Learning Exchange 29

  •    Weaving Exchange
    • Faux Ikat
    • Weaving Rag Rugs
  •   Spinning Exchange
    • Spinning for Felting
    • Spinning on a Spindle
 Learning Exchange 28
  •    Weaving Exchange
    • Weaving with Tencel™ 4 Shafts
    • Weaving with Tencel™ 5+ Shafts
    • Tassels
  •   Spinning Exchange
    • NeedleFeltmaking
    • Wool—Back to Basics
 Learning Exchange 27
  •  Weaving Exchange
    • Weft-Faced Rug Weaving 4 Shafts
    • Weft-Faced Rug Weaving 5+ Shafts
    • Summer and Winter 4 Shafts
    • Summer and Winter 5+ Shafts
  •  Spinning Exchange
    • Feltmaking
    • Manmade Fibers
Learning Exchange 26
  • Weaving Exchange
    • Finishing Techniques 4 Shafts
    • Finishing Techniques 5+ Shafts
    • Twills 4 Shafts
    • Twills 5+ Shafts
  • Spinning Exchange
    • Columbia Wool
    • Cotton/Silk Blends
Learning Exchange 25
  •  Weaving Exchange
    • Turned Overshot
    • Kumihimo
  • Spinning Exchange
    • Spinning for Warp
    • Worsted vs. Woolen
 Learning Exchange 24
  • Weaving Exchange
    • Double Weave
    • Pick-up Techniques
  •  Spinning Exchange
    • Lincoln Longwool
    • Fiber Blends
Learning Exchange 23
  •  Weaving Exchange
    • Lace Weaves 4 Shafts
    • Lace Weaves 5+ Shafts
    • Creative Profile Drafts 4 Shafts
    • Creative Profile Drafts 5+ Shafts
  •  Spinning Exchange
    • Llama
    • Angora
 Learning Exchange 22

The spinning/weaving combination exchange.

Participants in HGA's LX for spinning who choose to spin single shuttle plaid yarns will be spinning eight to ten small skeins to share with their group. In addition, they will weave eight to ten small samples of one weft-stripe or other fabric to exchange.

  •   Weaving Exchange
    • Rep Weave 4 Shafts
    • Rep Weave 5+ Shafts
    • Cotton 4 Shafts
    • Cotton 5+ Shafts
  •  Spinning Exchange
    • Flax
    • Alpaca
   Learning Exchange 21
  •  Weaving Exchange
    • Boundweave 4 shafts
    • Boundweave 5+ shafts
    • Poppana 4 shafts
    • Poppana 5+ shafts
  •  Spinning Exchange
    • Glitz Yarn
    • Crepe Yarn
Learning Exchange 20
  •  Weaving Exchange
    • Summer and Winter 4 shafts
    • Summer and Winter 5+ Shafts
    • Wrapping—Color and Weave 4 shafts
    • Wrapping—Color and Weave 5+ shafts
  • Spinning Exchange
    • Polwarth
    • Knot Yarn