Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom by Syne Mitchell
Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom covers everything rigid-heddle weavers need to know about the craft, from the basics how to select a loom, how to set it up, and how to get started to a wide variety of fun techniques that yield beautiful results.
Rigid-heddle weaving is simple to learn, is easy to master, and offers a lifetime of possibilities to discover. Begin by exploring a variety of weave structures, including finger-manipulated laces, tapestry, and colour play with stripes, plaids, and multicolour yarns. Then move on to more complex designs and irresistible projects, from pillows and curtains to bags, shawls, and even jewellery. Explore warp-face patterning, weft-pile weaving, weaving with fine threads, woven shibori, shadow weave, and the textural effects you can create with different yarns and with wire and conductive thread. Everything you need to know is here, with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions to ensure success. The rigid-heddle loom makes weaving more accessible and affordable than ever. An essential book for the beginner weaver and more advanced weaver alike, showing how to unlock the little tabletop loom's full potential with step-by-step photographs, innovative techniques, and contemporary projects.