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Hand-Manipulated Lace Weaving

Hand-Manipulated Lace Weaving

Hand-manipulated laces (also called weaver manipulated lace) are areas of your weaving that create a lacy texture through means outside of your heddle or harnesses. Since you are the one doing the work and not the loom, that means that these laces can be done on any...

Weaving Sticks – Simple & Portable Weaving Tools

Weaving Sticks – Simple & Portable Weaving Tools

Have you ever seen weaving sticks? They are a set of wooden sticks that are smooth and have a hole at one end. They are also usually tapered at the opposite end of the hole to make it easier to slide the weft yarn on. The hole at the bottom is where you place your...

Making Plastic Bag Yarn (Plarn!)

Making Plastic Bag Yarn (Plarn!)

Sometimes you want to weave something a little bit different. And sometimes most likely you have some plastic bags just laying around that you keep forgetting to bring with you to the store to recycle. It happens to all of us. So what can you do with all of these bags...

Weaving With Paper – Going Beyond Kid’s Crafts

Weaving With Paper – Going Beyond Kid’s Crafts

One of the first introductions that most people have to weaving is those woven paper place mats that you make in school when you are a kid. Once you get more into “serious” weaving, most of the time we leave paper behind. But why? Weaving is fiber art and paper is...

Darning and Weaving – Mending Your Fabric

Darning and Weaving – Mending Your Fabric

A downside to fabric is that it wears down! Depending on the type of fabric and the amount of use this could happen at any number of times throughout the life of the fabric. I am sure you have a sock or two that has gained some holes over the years. We’re going to be...

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