Changing your tie-up and treadling so that you can walk your treadles may make you enjoy weaving more and may also be better for your body.
Learn about two shuttles that are sometimes considered more advanced, as they require finesse on the part of the weaver. You might just want to learn how to use them!
From a white wedding dress to "blue-collar" clothing, cloth tends to reflect our cultural beliefs and values. Here's weaver and Handwoven contributor Liz Moncrief to tell you about the spotted history of stripes.
Inspired by the SeaCell yarn she was sampling, Liz designed a simple, flowing scarf to explore the yarn's possibilities.
I’ve been working with a new-to-me yarn, Marine Silk Lace, for the past couple of years. Merino wool and silk have, of course, been used for a very long time, but there’s a surprise fiber in this yarn—seaweed.
In this third entry of our shuttle series, Liz covers boat shuttles, one of the most popular types of shuttles.
In this second entry in our shuttle series, Liz Moncrief covers her favorite types of weaving shuttles, rug and ski.
Using the right shuttle will make your weaving go smoother. In this first entry in our shuttle series, Liz Moncrief covers 4 of the simplest shuttles available.
Wondering how to sanitize looms in a way that won’t damage the wood? Liz Moncrief has the answers.