Madelyn van der Hoogt


Ask Madelyn: Weaving Resources

A reader wants to know what resources Madelyn recommends for building a weaving library.

Ask Madelyn: Tabby and Every Other Pick

Is tabby always plain weave, and is it the same as weaving “every other pick” as in rep? Madelyn has the answer!

Ask Madelyn: Twill Setts

How do you know what sett to use for twill if your yarn isn't quite the same as the yarn used in the pattern you are following?

Ask Madelyn: Blending Drafts

Madelyn advises on how to adjust 2 drafts to have the same number of ends to create a blended draft.

Ask Madelyn: Plain Weave and Satin

Is it possible to weave a plain-weave border around satin or sateen? Madelyn has the answer!

Ask Madelyn: Using Tabletop Drafts on a Floor Loom

Learn from Madelyn how to adapt table-loom drafts to use with floor looms.

Ask Madelyn: Using a Sectional Beam without Warping Sectionally

You can warp a sectional beam without warping sectionally. Madelyn describes her method.

Ask Madelyn: Sample, Sample, Sample

Madelyn explains her sampling process—it might surprise you!

Ask Madelyn: Reading Drafts

Madelyn explains step-by-step how to read an extra-long, extra-complicated draft.

Ask Madelyn: Twisting Texsolv

Is there a reason you’d want to twist your Texsolv heddles? Madelyn weighs in!