Here are directions for making a manual shaft-switching device for weaving weft-faced rugs.
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.
We all have cones and skeins of yarn that have stories that make them too special to use in just any project.
Have you heard of green burials? Maybe, but have you ever considered weaving your own shroud? Join Tom as he considers his options.
Borders on items like rugs, runners and blankets can vastly improve them in the same way that a frame can improve a painting.
The feedback I’ve received from viewers of my video The Loom Owner's Companion has been unbelievable and very positive.
First of all, I apologize for bursting any romantic ideas about spinning wheels, but they are simply a means of twisting fiber into a usable thread.
Rag weaving is a wonderful way to take old textiles and give them new life. It should come as no surprise that weavers from around the world and throughout time have embraced weaving with rags.
Since buying my first weaving book, my collection has grown quite a bit. For many of us, our libraries are sources of valuable information and inspiration.
In the November/December 2017 issue of Handwoven Tom Knisely travels to a little town in Michigan to learn more about his handweaving past and ends up learning about the history of modern American handweaving.