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Hand Weaving : The Basics - Lynn Gray Ross

Hand Weaving

The Basics


Published: 19th June 2014
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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]

Foreword A brief history of weaving The purpose of weaving The process of weaving Elements of design in weaving Your personal portfolio Taking it further Weaving in the community - a memoir Further reading and information Suppliers Glossary Index

ISBN: 9781408128992
ISBN-10: 1408128993
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
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