Weaving Techniques || Twining Weave | The Weaving Loom
While looking over some old books I came across the twining weave and wanted to try it out. Twining is a process of interlacing strands to make twine, but you can also use this technique to make a weave pattern. I made a basic double side-by-side twining weave and then I tried a single twining weave, both I will share with you. To start I picked out two different colored threads. The threads I chose were a navy blue and an indigo blue that are very close in color to point where you can just…
What I Wish I Knew When I Started Weaving
When you're a new weaver, you don't know what you don't know. These are the things that I wish I knew when I started weaving.
http://weaving-arts.blogspot.com/ Hilde Arts lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium. She is an independent artist and works as a weaving and textile teacher for several institutions. She has a degree in Product Development (Industrial Design) but was born an artist. Yarn and fiber were a revelation. Constructing textiles became an obsession. From the very start of her weaving career she was intrigued by the complexity and possibilities of Jacquard weaving . This is the focus of her present…
Beginner Cotton Tea Towels - Free Weaving Pattern
View pattern details. Beginner Cotton Towels Designed by Sarah Resnick. A classic set of striped cotton towels. This is an ideal project for beginners, whether you are learning on a rigid heddle loom or a multi-shaft loom. Order a kit. Equipment Rigid heddle loom 12 / 12.5 dent reed One boat shuttle or stick shuttle One bobbin Sewing machine (optional) Yarn Warp: Beam Organic Cotton. 360 yds Natural, 60 yds Lemon, 120 yds Dandelion. Weft: Beam Organic Cotton. 140 yds Lemon, 140 yds…
Setting up for Log Cabin on a Rigid Heddle loom
Remembering how to set up your loom can be daunting for the first few times. Wasting precious yarns and making a mistake that takes longer to sort than finishing the whole project, are worries for new weavers. I hope this blog helps with the setting up for this check fabric design. This post is for all my friends at the Guild of Long Draw Spinners for whom I am leading a weaving workshop next Saturday 2nd July. I was feeling very happy with my outdoor photoshoot but then the weather changed…
Cozy Merino Rigid Heddle Scarf
This oh-so-simple scarf is made with 3 skeins of soft and cozy merino wool. Three shades of blue create a gradation of color through stripes in the warp and weft.
A Beginner's Guide to Rigid Heddle Weaving
Wondering how to choose and use your first rigid heddle loom? Download this guide for the full scoop! Simply add this free PDF to your cart, checkout, and you'll be sent the link to download it. Don't worry - you won't be asked for your credit card info during the checkout process (unless, of course, you also have yarn in your cart). Fair warning: you're going to be tempted to get yourself a rigid heddle loom (or 3!)
Geeking Out: Get Multiple Setts From a Single Rigid Heddle Reed - Yarnworker - Know-how for the rigid heddle loom
If your weaving pattern calls for a rigid-heddle size you don't have, try modifing the threading of your rigid heddle to gives you more options.
Log Cabin Placemats Weaving PATTERN. PDF instant download pattern by Kate Kilgus Handwovens
Digital download for Kate Kilgus Handwovens "Log Cabin Placemats." Note that this listing is for the handweaving pattern directions only. Kate has written out the directions for a set of 6 stylish and reversible placemats. The pattern is intended for the advanced beginner weaver. Included in the pattern purchase is a full-color weaving draft and drawdown, table with "Need-to-Know" numbers, warp thread counts, and clear written directions. Equipment: 2 shaft loom, 12 dent reed with at least…