Most of us learn how to weave as children, even if we are weaving a paper placemat. The same concept translates to yarn.
When I was young, I loved weaving, so I learned the process for weaving a pouch on a cardboard loom, and I found a book that described how to make a fork loom. Now I have moved on to bigger things!
I learned to weave on a floor loom in 2004 through a class with Gwen Handler at Common Ground on the Hill.
Learning the process for weaving patterns includes knowing the difference between tabby and twill. Advanced patterns build on these basics.
Learn how to read weaving drafts and find the best free weaving patterns.
Wool Blanket Weaving
I made a wool blanket that won first place at the fair! It was one of my first weaving projects.
Wool Ruana Weaving
I love my wool ruana! After I learned how to do weaving and had my own weaving loom, this is what I made.
My favorite weaving books explain how to do weaving and show several weaving patterns and weaving drafts.
Share photos of your weaving projects and comment on the weaving patterns others have woven.
To learn weaving, you must begin by learning weaving terms and the specialized vocabulary.
Over and under, over and under...
Are you struggling to learn how to weave or frustrated with a project? Ask for help! Please be specific about which type of loom you are using and exactly what the problem is.
Click below to see the weaving guide put together by other visitors to this page, and please add your own advice...
Loom Warp Missing a Thread
After beginning to weave my towels, I discovered a dent which had one thread and should have had two threads. It leaves a steak down the towel. Will this...
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I am new to weaving and have a Louet David 70. I am struggling to even do the warp. Has anyone got any really simple instructions that I can follow step...
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