Learning to Weave
Since its first printing a decade ago, this guide has become the standard text book for both teachers and self-taught weavers, teaching all they need to know about warping, reading and designing drafts, and the basics of weave structures.
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Overshot block pattern. As a new weaver, my initial reaction to overshot patterns
was that it was a good thing that someone had written down all those patterns
because no one could figure them out again. It took awhile before I learned
As in summer & winter, the tabby shots in overshot are not noted, and for the
same reasons. "Use tabby", written at the side of the treadling, is your clue that
you are to use tabby. Other signals are the large areas of black or white that
could be ...
Choose any overshot pattern ( make one up or use one of those given at the end
of this lesson) and try the treadlings shown here. When there is a number greater
than one in the treadling, it means to throw that many shots in that shed, with ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - fiberguildreno - LibraryThing
An all round great book for beginning weavers. It has information on planning and winding warps, learning to read weaving drafts and how to get a warp on the loom. In this revised edition both front ... Read full review
Learning To WeaveUser Review - Book Verdict
This is one of the best single book introductions to weaving available. The first section is for the true beginner, the second for those who already know the basics, and the third for those who have ... Read full review