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Finnish Textiles - Raanu

Raanu weavings use a cotton warp and a wool weft. The wool weft yarns are generally quite fine and many colours are used to create the complex designs of this weft-faced rep weave.

raanu
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Woven by: Kaija Haikara
36″ x 65”

Warp: Cotton

Sett: 6 epi

Weft: wool singles

24 ppi

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Raanu

Warp: cotton

Sett: 12 epi

Weft: rayon boucle


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Close-up photo of Raanu shown above

More about Raanu Weaving

Craft Museum of Finland

Eija Koivumaa
Eija Koivumaa weaves weft-faced Raanu, takana, doubleweave pickup and other Finnish textiles.

More Finnish Textiles:

Poppana
Doubleweave Pickup
Rya Rugs
Wall Hangings, Raanu

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