Weaving Blog: Techniques, Projects, & More

How did you learn to weave? Where did you learn to weave? Why did you learn to weave? All of these questions are important. Do you think you found weaving because you were looking for it, or did weaving find you because it saw you were missing something in your life? I’ve been thinking along […]

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A Project on the Loom is Worth 2 in Your Head

Raise your shuttle if you’re addicted to planning weaving projects. Keep it up if this sometimes keeps you from actually getting a project on the loom because you’re too busy dreaming up the next big thing. Don’t worry, my shuttle is in the air with you. I am guilty of always planning the next project […]

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Interweave Yarn Fest Doubles Down on Weaving

Weaving has always been important at Interweave Yarn Fest, but for the sake of portability we’ve always stuck with little looms. And it’s been great—weavers new and experienced have taken classes in tapestry, pin looms, rigid-heddle weaving, and warp painting. But at national conferences, weavers from all over take classes with all kinds of looms. […]

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Upcycle Sweaters Into Yarn

Have you ever wanted to upcycle a thrift store sweater but didn’t know how to start? In her article for the January/February 2018 issue of Handwoven Pam James explains how to ravel a sweater so you can use the yarn to weave, knit, or anything else you so desire. With these instructions you’ll be able […]

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Top 17 Weaving Products from 2017

I am a member of a couple of rigid-heddle loom Facebook groups. As a weaver, I am always interested in seeing weaving, but in particular, I love to see how members of weaving groups reach out to each other and offer advice and support. To be honest, I rarely comment and leave most of my […]

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