Warping with Handpainted Skeins

Handpainted skeins need to be handled differently than solid colored skeins or cones to keep the colors pooled in your warp. A circular warp will keep the colors together.

Ask Madelyn: What's a Block Weave?

Block weaves are structures in which groups of warp and weft threads can produce two different-looking interlacements, one that identify as “pattern,” the other as “background.”

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Fun With Finnweave

Once you get the hang of it, finnweave is quicker to weave than doubleweave pick-up. Give it a try!

A Shawl to Dye For!

Why not give dyeing your own warps a try? It isn't scary or really that hard. Here is how to get started.

In the Spirit of “What If?”

Sometimes I just want to play “what if” with an unusual weft. This time a bunch of plastic strips fit the bill.

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Planning a Weaving Project Part 3

You've gotten to the point of knowing what you are weaving and what you are weaving with, here's how to figure out warp length and how much yarn you'll need for your project.

Try this deflected doubleweave fabric for a bag or scarf—or both!

Weave this 8-shaft deflected doubleweave fabric that is stable enough for an evening bag and light enough for a scarf. You can even make a matching set.

Weekend Weaving: Weaving for Weddings

If you are considering weaving for weddings or other special occasions, consider towels. Nothing dries wedding crystal like linen.

Make Sock Yarn Sing with the Serendipity Scarf

Got some sock yarn that wants to be a scarf? Download this free pattern by Joan Sheridan for 2-shaft or rigid-heddle looms.