If your thrums are too nice to throw away, try turning them into magic carpets
As I was reading contributors’ messages I noticed a common theme: love.
Playing with potholder looms is serious play, play that can teach you about weaving, color, and design.
Our next issue of Handwoven, the January/February 2021, features two projects woven with hemp. Read how hemp has fallen in and out of favor over the ages.
Lily Hope is one of the few remaining traditional Chilkat weavers. Read about the traditions she follows, and the techniques she uses to weave beautiful dancing blankets.
You can warp a sectional beam without warping sectionally. Madelyn describes her method.
I sit in the lucky position of seeing the many beautiful scarves and shawls submitted to our Reader’s Gallery. Here are just a few.
To use a softer yarn for warp, I turned to an old technique: applying a coating to minimize the effects of abrasion.
I’ve been getting a little restless, which may explain some of my culinary experiments. Not all have been successful!