Handwoven

A Weaver Lives Here

I realized the other day that my house holds many subtle and not so subtle clues that a weaver lives here.

For Weavers Only: An Overshot Story

Overshot, with its fantastical names and wonderful patterning, is a great structure for 4-shaft weavers.

On (Not) Weaving with Toddlers

You don’t have to weave with kids to teach them to love weaving.

Ask Madelyn: Warping a Second Warp Beam

How do you warp a second warp beam if you’re a front-to-back warper? Madelyn has the answers!

LATEST VIDEO WORKSHOPS >

Video Workshop: Weave Turned Krokbragd on an Inkle Loom

Learn to use a simple inkle loom to weave delightful three-shed bands.

Video Workshop: Beginning Weaving with Tom Knisely

This course will cover the basics of multi-shaft looms, warping comfortably, planning a project using your chosen yarn, weaving tips, and much more!

Video Workshop: Tablet Weaving Made Easy

Get ready to start tablet weaving with John Mullarkey! This course will cover tips for the best tablet-weaving tools and materials, how to read a tablet-weaving draft, and so much more!

LATEST ARTICLES >

Sampling for Sett

I thought I was sampling for color, but to my surprise, it ended up being a sample for sett.

Handwoven May/June 2020: Dedicated to Draft Geeks

The theme of drafts for the May/June 2020 issue of Handwoven was my idea. Here’s why.

Empty Looms and Silent Shuttles

Even during normal times, weaving is a solitary craft, and weavers cherish their weaving relationships. Madelyn talks about how she is spending her time alone and what she misses.

Weave Your Way Through History with Overshot

Weavers can’t get enough of overshot, and it’s easy to see why! It’s a classic structure loved by colonial and modern weavers alike!

Fun and Free: Paper Bag Basketry

Looking for a simple weaving project you can do with kids? Paper bag baskets are easy to weave, fun, and useful.

My Current Weaving Obsession: Hexagons

Many of us are attracted to the next shiny object. That may be why I’m weaving little hexagons these days.

How to Weave Our 8-Shaft Bread Bag on 4-Shafts

Want to weave Laura Demuth’s Bread Bag but have only 4 shafts? We’ve got you covered!

Challenge Yourself with the “Draft” Issue of Handwoven.

Most weavers enjoy a good challenge, and the May/June 2020 issue of Handwoven is chock full of projects resulting from weaving challenges.

Giving Back to the Navajo Nation

Currently COVID-19 is sweeping through the Navajo Nation, endangering the lives of elders including many talented artists. Fortunately, there’s much we can do to help.

Finding Weaving Inspiration Close to Home

You can find inspiration for weaving projects in unlikely places. Join Tom as he uses his time at home and in his yard to explore everyday objects with design potential.

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