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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

Woven by: Kaija Haikara
36″ x 65″

Warp: Cotton

Sett: 6 epi

Weft: wool singles

24 ppi

Raanu

Warp: cotton

Sett: 12 epi

Weft: rayon boucle

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

Weaving Books: Projects

The Treasure Chest of Swedish Weaving
Complete pattern drafts for rugs, curtain, table cloths, towels, bedspreads.
UK: Treasure Chest of Swedish Weaving

Favorite Scandinavian Projects to Weave: 45 Stylish Designs for the Modern Home
A collection of 45 different furnishing textiles: colorful blankets, fanciful table runners, classic curtains, and embroidered hand towels.
UK: Favorite Scandinavian Projects to Weave

 

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