Ask Madelyn: Treadling Orders

I am an intermediate weaver and I’m wondering if you have any tips on keeping track of treadling orders. I keep losing my place. Thanks, Katrina Hi Katrina! There are many ways to arrange tie-ups and treadling orders (not always the way they are presented in projects and books). I like to arrange them in […]

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While doing some shopping this weekend I saw a beautiful 4-shaft diamond twill throw at a Big Box Store. My first thought was that I could weave a similar throw on my 22-inch 8-shaft loom thanks to the magic of doublewidth doubleweave, but then I had second thoughts because I have a jack loom. I […]

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I weave with a jack-type loom (rising shed).  I have never found a good description of the difference between counterbalance looms, countermarch looms and a sinking-shed lack loom (Louet’s David loom is described as a “sinking shed jack loom”). —Bill Hi Bill! These looms all differ only in the mechanisms that move the shafts to […]

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