This practical and inspirational book is perfect for beginners who want to learn the techniques of the traditional craft of hand weaving. Step-by-step instructions show how to weave on a frame loom, including changing yarns, mastering curves and using interlocking to create intricate patterns. There is also advice on spinning, dyeing yarns, designing your work, incorporating found objects, and constructing your own simple looms. Written by an experienced weaving teacher, this book contains all you need to know to get started weaving beautiful objects, and includes projects to make your own 'weavelets', purses and wall tapestries.
Ross, an expert weaving instructor with numerous years of experience, brings her knowledge of the art of hand weaving to a wider audience in her first book. Ross has tremendous respect for her craft's rich history, and the photographs are beautiful. Library Journal Those who like to weave small and large pictures will get plenty of suggestions from this book. -- Christine Laubli TFT [Bloomsbury Translation]
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 19th June 2014
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 19.0 x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.36