5 Free Handweaving Projects You’ll Love

Click on the Download Now button or link below to receive your free handweaving projects! Handweavers in remote areas, who work with the simplest of looms and tools, create stunning, intricate designs that would be a challenge to reproduce with sophisticated looms and many shafts. While my back doesn’t hold up to hours on end […]

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Silk is mesmerizing, luscious, shining, beautiful. For weavers, silk yarn comes in a wide variety of forms, and the resulting woven textiles can range from a tissue-fine fabric you can read through to tough, heavy fabrics suitable for wall hangings, rugs, and coats. A protein fiber whose amino acid composition is close to that of […]

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I remember the first time I went to a yarn store that carried coned weaving yarns. (I know that you can weave with pretty much any yarn, but I’m talking about the old standby yarns that were really made for us.) I walked to the weaving yarn area and stared in absolute shock at all […]

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Weaving for Kids: Fun with Fiber and Kids

Before working for Handwoven, I spent three years working in the education department of the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum. As part of my job I gave tours of the museum to thousands of children, demonstrated corn grinding and wool carding for visitors, did a bit of living history, and taught and helped […]

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Weavers for generations have recycled old cloth and other items into fun and functional yarn. This new free eBook, Recycled Yarn Projects: Plastic Bag & T-shirt Weaving Techniques, will teach you how to weave up sturdy tote bags from those plastic bags floating everywhere as well as how to turn old T-shirts into colorful rugs. […]

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Click on the Download Now button or link below and learn how to select and use a weaving loom! Maybe you want to add a new loom to your collection? Perhaps you want to take the plunge and buy your first loom? It can be overwhelming when faced with the question, “Which loom should I […]

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Many years ago, a starry-eyed young spinner in an Earth-Mother phase assured me that one could spin any fiber on anything, and then proudly demonstrated that she could spin with a potato stuck on a stick. To which I responded, “Of course you can … but why?” An innate part of being human is the […]

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Free Huck Lace Weaving Patterns

Click on the Download Now button or link below to learn how to huck weave and more! There are few fabrics quite so elegant as lace. Perhaps the reason for lace’s enduring popularity can be linked to the many different varieties available. Lace can be knit, crocheted, nalbinded, bobbined, and (of course) woven. Weavers have […]

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When my first child was born, I was given two baby blankets. One was a soft, quilted, commercially made snuggle sack and the other was a small hand-crocheted blanket made by Sister Claudia Foltz of Marylhurst College from whom my husband and I were taking music lessons. Both of the blankets were used and loved […]

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In this free eBook with projects for creating beautiful and unique woven blankets, the experts are taking weavers on a blanket weaving journey full of surprises. Hand woven blankets make great gifts for any occasion and can be made as heavy- or light-weight as you like, to accommodate all seasons. Each project in this free […]

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