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Yarn Lab: A Fine Line

Elisabeth gravitated to the finer yarns offered by Silk City Fibers when planning her samples for this Yarn Lab.

How is Seat Belt Webbing Woven?

Weaving can be a life-saver...literally, in the case of woven seat belt material! Find out how seat belt webbing is woven, now and in the past.

Handwoven September/October 2022: The Weave, Cut, and Sew Issue

Learn about weaving for sewing and using handwoven fabrics for garments and all sorts of other items in this issue of Handwoven.

Long Thread Podcast: Michael Cook

Season 5, Episode 2: If you're interested in raising, reeling, or working with silk from moth species around the world, the Wormspit website is for you. Michael Cook's explorations of sericulture bring this Stone Age technology into modern hands.

Backyard Dyeing Made Easier

I feel comfortable with dyes that I don‘t have to use in the kitchen, so these new tinctures are right up my alley.

Notes from the Fell: Twist

You can use a yarn's twist in your handwoven cloth to your advantage. Tom explores tracking and then spins yarns to test how it affects cloth.

Types of Weaving Looms

So, you’ve decided you want to take up weaving! The first thing you’ll need is a loom. Here are some different types of weaving looms and tips on how to choose your first loom.

Handwoven Corrections 2013

Oops! While we try our best to keep our projects error-free, sometimes corrections need to be made. Here are some corrections from Handwoven, 2013

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Black Cat Towels

Weaving isn't instantaneous! Start weaving these Halloween-themed towels now to decorate your kitchen or give to your friends this fall.

Crushing on Convergence 2022

I’m back home with 6 new books, 2 cones of linen, 3 skeins of something weird and wool, a stack of catalogs, a variety of gadgets, and more ideas than I could weave in a lifetime, but being with other weavers was the best part.