Long Thread Editorial Staff

Types of Weaving Looms

So, you’ve decided you want to take up weaving! The first thing you’ll need is a loom. Here are some different types of weaving looms and tips on how to choose your first loom.

Discover Loom Theory: Four-Shaft Scarf Collection from Handwoven

In our new Loom Theory: Four-Shaft Scarf Collection we celebrate fine silk, wool, Tencel, and linen yarns in four-shaft scarf patterns.

Baltic Heart Bands

Download this pattern for these inkle-woven bands with pretty little hearts all over them.

Handwoven Corrections 2018

We do our best to make sure our project instructions are error-free, but occasionally corrections are needed. Find corrections for Handwoven here!

Pool-Inspired Towels

Weaving inspiration can come from anywhere as Connie Westbrook shows in her Pool-Inspired Towels that she based on the tiles in the pool where she swims. The 8-shaft turned twill pattern mimics the lanes in a public pool and also the tiling around the edg

Homage to Africa Scarf

Anita Osterhaug is taken by West African textiles and shows her appreciation in her Homage to Africa Scarf. Anita used traditional colors and a 4-shaft twill to honor African kilims and applied a simple block-print design inspired by bogolonfini prints.

Rigid-heddle Play the Angles Poncho

Deborah Jarchow placed two strips of plain-weave fabric on the diagonal to construct her clever and playful Play the Angles Poncho with the fold-down collar. You don’t need a big loom for this project; the two strips can be woven on a 12” rigid-heddle loom

Free Guide to Weaving on a Loom

Learning how to weave on a loom is easier than you think with this FREE eBook that includes the basics of weaving, weaving looms, weaving terms, and more!

Products We Love: Schacht End-delivery Shuttle

End delivery shuttles made in the USA. You gotta love em.

Hail to the Hostess Bottle Bags Sewing Instructions

Here are the sewing instructions for Susan Horton's Hail to the Hostess Bottle Bags from the September/October 2016 issue of Handwoven.

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