Weavers the world over always worry about their selvedges! Here’s some tips from former posts.
Have you ever looked at long leaves and wondered if you could weave with them? Melissa Schubert did, resulting in these beautiful mats with a cotton warp and daylily leaf weft. Download the pdf for project and leaf preparation instructions.
For the November/December 2023 Yarn Lab, Christine Jablonski wove 9 samples using Ode Alpaca Weaving Yarn, but we only had room in the issue for 7! Here's an expanded version that includes all 9. This may be your new favorite wearables yarn!
Your crafting life can really benefit by reimagining resolutions as things you want to do.
If you have one thread that is half the size of the other, how can you use it in warp and weft?
If your loom has four shafts, you are probably sometimes disappointed to see projects in Handwoven that require six or eight. With many weaves, four shafts can’t do what more can. With shadow weave, four are all you need!
I have always heard that linen is stronger wet than dry, but I started wondering about it. Is it true and if so, why?
What better way to spend chilly winter days then happily weaving away at a warm loom?