Navajo and Hopi Weaving Techniques
"Provides clear, step-by-step instructions, along with illustrations, for weaving Navajo rugs and Hopi ceremonial sashes in exactly the same way as the craftsmen of these two neighboring tribes have woven them for generations"--Cover.
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Introduction by Howard W Gorman
Preparing the Yarn Yourself
Selecting the Technique
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back warp beat Beg 1st begin center section color comb cotton diagonal line dowel rod embroidery weave fasten fibers Floated Warp front of batten front warp heddle stick heddle string Hopi belt Hopi weavers inches Insert batten interlock method knot left hand left to right length loom frame loom rod Method Number Navajo rug Navajo weavers number of warp odd number pattern areas pattern block pattern row pdt 2x Pendleton pick pointed stick pull shed push respin reverse right hand right selvage right to left rolag sash selvage threads shed stick short end skip spin spindle split selvage Step stick shed stripe tension tight top of warp turn warp end turned lock method twining cord vertical lines warp loop warp threads warp yarn warping frame weave plain Weave right Weave weft weft into place weft on right weft yarn width wool yarn woven wrap