A little collection of information to help you with your weaving.
You can also watch our informational YouTube videos
- All about Reeds
How to choose the right reed for your project.
- All About Shuttles
Learn about the different types of shuttles and what they are best used for.
- All About Tapestry Bobbins
Learn about the difference between different styles of tapestry bobbins.
- All About Texsolv
Watch as we demonstrate the many uses of Texsolv cord & heddles (and it's larger cousin, Runlock).
- How Looms Create a Shed
Learn about sheds and how different types of looms create them for you.
- How much yarn do I need?
Review the math for figuring warp and weft yarn amounts.
- Measuring Heddles
How long of a heddle do you need for your loom? How long are the heddles that you have? Covers metal, string, and Texsolv heddles.
- Understanding Yarn Sizes
Learn what the numbers for yarn sizes mean and how to use them to buy enough yarn for your project.
- Want to Learn a New Skill? Try Weaving!
Shelter-in-place has many people around the world getting creative with activities you can do at home. If you're tired of watching Netflix or baking, try using this time to pick up a new skill - weaving!
- What's a Dobby?
Certain looms (including AVLs) are controlled by a device known as a dobby. Isn't that a house elf??