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Planning A Weaving Project: Part 1

Planning a project from scratch can feel daunting, but if you break it into steps, it is easier than you might think.

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Windows and Shadows Shawl

Here is a pdf download of the pattern for this beautiful shawl by Jannie Taylor that combines spaces in the warp and weft with shadow weave to great effect.

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Yarn by the Numbers

There are many numbers and categories that describe yarn and fiber—30/2, eight-ply weight, DK weight, yards per pound—but what do these numbers really tell you about your own yarn and projects?

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Silk Linen Scarf

Exploring Yarn Labs from 2021 plus subscriber exclusive PDF pattern download for the Silk Linen Scarf by Liz Moncrief.

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An Ode to Floats and Their Connection to Deflection

Download this pdf that walks you through the structures and projects found in Handwoven November/December 2021 and explains the cause of their threads' deflection.

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Yarn Lab: Shanta Eri Silk

Judy Stewart wove more Yarn Lab samples with Shanta Eri Silk for Handwoven September/October 2021 than we had room for. Here are six more samples that show other ways to use this unusual wild silk.

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Passing the Weaving Torch

Carol Thilenius details how to weave a 5-shaft pattern on a 4-shaft loom.

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Yarn Lab: Stonewashed Cottons

Jenny Sennott writes about weaving with WEBS new Valley Yarns Stonewashed Cottons.

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Notes from the Fell: Breed-Specific Yarns

Tom Knisely likes to know where his yarn and fiber comes from, he even would like to meet the sheep who provided the wool he is spinning or weaving with.

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Marine Silk Scarf

Inspired by the SeaCell yarn she was sampling, Liz designed a simple, flowing scarf to explore the yarn's possibilities.