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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.

Free Tapestry Weaving Projects and Guides

You'll love these tapestry weaving patterns whether or not you have a tapestry loom. Our free eBook includes instructions and photos to follow as you weave.

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!

Chanuka Placemats

The plain-weave Chanuka Placemats use an 8-shaft point threading to facilitate the inlay process. You can set the table with plain old placemats, but these really set the stage for the 8 nights of Chanuka.

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

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.

Ultimate Guide to Inkle Loom Weaving with Free Projects

Inkle loom weaving is easier than you think and is a great way to start weaving for beginners especially with this FREE guide and 5 free weaving projects.

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