February 8, 2012

Weaving a Waffle Scarf (closed)

Oct. 22 (Mon.) to Oct. 24 (Sat.)          10:00-16:00
Tuition Fee: 30,450 yen
Materials Fee: included
Capacity: 6-10 students
Held in Japanese and English

Application Deadline: Oct. 1 (Mon.)


Waffle weave, also known as honeycomb weave, is a structure where both the warp and weft have long floats, creating bulk on the surface of the cloth. The bulk traps air and moisture, and the texture feels wonderful against your skin.

We will be using two ply yarn made form combed cotton and garabo cotton, and cotton chenille yarn. Using waffle weave and other structures, weave a cozy scarf perfect for spring and autumn.

Day 1: Warping, setting up the loom
Day 2: Weaving
Day 3: Weaving, finishing

Keiko Yoshida
In 1985 Keiko Yoshida completed the Advanced Textile Research Course at Seian Women's College in Kyoto Japan. After working for a period of time at HINAYA Inc., a traditional weaving company in Kyoto, she became a studio weaving artist. While researching paper weaving she learned how to make washi paper yarn from Ms. Takiyo Hattori and Ms. Hiroko Karuno. Currently she is producing handwoven textiles and is an Adjunct Instructor at Kyoto University of Art and Design.


To apply, please contact us using our inquiry form or by email (kts(at)kawashima-textile-school.jp), and we will send you the application form. Please fill it in and send it back to us by Apr. 12(Tue.).

Please let us know if you would like to stay at our dormitory during the course.

Please do not cancel. We may charge you a cancellation service fee.