Clasped Weft Weaving

This morning, while starting a new weaving project on my rigid heddle loom, I realized that I have neglected to write about some of my earlier projects. Over the past two years, I have woven dozens of scarves, most of which I have given as gifts or donated to various charities. For these scarves I generally used the plain weave technique. This is the technique that we all learned in school , the over one / under one weaving style. Made with fun yarns, this technique can make for a lovely scarf. About a year ago, I tried out a … Continue reading Clasped Weft Weaving

Basket Weaving 202

Having returned to Minnesota with a good supply of long leaf pine needles, I have been trying out some new techniques. In prior posts, I showed the baskets I made with the Simple Stitch, Wrapped Rows, Ti stitch and incorporating beads. So, here are a few more techniques I have been working on. Back stitch and vase shaping. I started this project not really knowing what I was actually going to make, I just wanted to try some new stitches. The basket started out with a base of the basic stitch, followed by a row of wrapped needles. I then … Continue reading Basket Weaving 202