Learning to Weave

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Interweave Press, Apr 1, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 232 pages
13 Reviews
Originally published in 1995, more than 40,000 weavers have used this unparalleled study guide to learn from scratch or to hone their skills. Written with a mentoring voice, each lesson includes friendly, straightforward advice and is accompanied by illustrations and photographs. Crafters need only to approach this subject with a willingness to learn such basics as three methods for step-by-step warping, basic weaving techniques, project planning, reading and designing drafts, the basics of all the most common weave structures, and many more handy hints. Beginners will find this guidebook an invaluable teacher, while more seasoned weavers will find food for thought in the chapters on weave structures and drafting.

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Review: Learning to Weave, Revised Edition

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

This is the book that makes the most sense for the new weaver. Whether it's how to use a warping board or what a sett is, this book will tell you. I just used it to figure out the amount of yarn I needed for warp and weft. Very useful! Read full review

Review: Learning to Weave

User Review  - Michelle Mitchell - Goodreads

This was a must have for me when I started to learn to read. I now use it as a reference when creating new projects, and would feel lost without it. Deborah Chandler provides clear direction (with the help of useful pics!) to assist with your basic weaving projects. Read full review

About the author (2009)

Deborah Chandler is a contributing editor with Handwoven magazine. She lives in Miami.

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