The Weaver's Idea Book: Creative Cloth on a Rigid Heddle by Jane Patrick

By Jane Patrick

New and skilled weavers alike are consistently looking for new weave-structure styles. The Weavers proposal booklet offers a wide selection of styles for the straightforward rigid-heddle loom, followed through harness drafts for multishaft looms. The suggestions comprise leno, Brooks bouquet, soumak, and embroidery on textile. each one bankruptcy includes weaving styles in addition to swatches illustrating the thoughts, followed by means of step by step photography.
The ebook is prepared by means of constitution or kind of weave, from adaptations on undeniable weave to doubleweave. With conventional styles from all over the world, bands, and materials woven on double heddles, The Weavers suggestion publication brings jointly numerous how one can create beautiful fabric. Weaving assistance and tips aid weavers in any respect degrees in achieving their fabric goals. as well as trend drafts, Jane deals venture principles that advisor the reader via growing practical woven initiatives, from wearables to domestic decor.
Weaving, particularly on rigid-heddle looms, is having fun with a resurgence, and modern weavers are short of a booklet to bridge the divide among easy books and complicated textual content designed for complex weavers with subtle instruments. Celebrating the giant power for creativity attainable with the best of instruments, The Weavers suggestion booklet opens new avenues for exploration on either the rigid-heddle and multishaft looms.

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Simply put, lena is made by twisting warp threads around each other before the weft is inserted. The crossed warp threads create holes that produce the lacey effect as well as stabilize the fabric. Lena can be worked on an open shed or on a closed shed and with a variety of twisted thread combinations-1:1 lena is created by twisting 1 warp end over its neighbor, 2:2 lena is created by twisting 2 warp ends over 2 warp ends. Other combinations, such as 1:2 lena, can also be worked. Work In this sample, 2 rows of 2:2 lena are worked on an lena from selvedge to selvedge or as a motif or border open shed.

Poke a crochet hook through the web in front of sh ape and create more holes in the weaving. and underneath the first row of outline weft (Figure II). STEP 5. Grab the second outline weft and pull it up The thicker the outline yarn, the more pronounced the through the hole, drawing out a loop (Figure EJ). desig n. Using the same yarn to make t he medallion s STEP 6. Insert the shuttle into the loop from right to left will create a subtle texture. (Figure EI) and pull as taut as desired (Figure .

5 em) Rigid heddle loom with at least 96. 5 em) fringe at eaeh end . 12-dent rigid heddle reed; one Warp Length EPI Before felting: 14W (37 em) shuttle. 6 meters), whieh 12. 5 em) long. spaeers a little wider than the allows 28" (71 em) loom waste, PPI warp width. part of whieh forms the fringe. In woven areas-12. Yarn Warp and Weft : 2/ 18 2-ply wool Threading at 5,040 yd (4,608 m)/lb: about Threaded 700 yd (640 m). This yarn is Open Superfine Merino in Suede from Jaggerspun. 5 cm) of weaving.

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