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How to Weave with a Beaivi Sami Loom Video

Here is a YouTube video demonstrating how to weave using the Beaivi weaving loom – A Sami-style 2 hole rigid heddle.
How to weave on a Beaivi weaving loom

Weaving Draft

The weaving draft for this Sami band:

A pickup weaving pattern for a Sami 2 Hole Rigid Heddle loom, worked over 9 pattern threads.

      Please note:

 

    The pattern draft has been turned on its side so that it fits better on the page.

2hrh-weavingdraft

To read the draft, the background pattern threads are threaded alternately through the bottom set of holes and the slots.
e.g. in this pattern starting from the right side, there are 2 green threads, 4 white, 2 red, 2 blue, 4 red and so on. Thread the first green yarn through the first slot on the right, the next green through the bottom hole, the next white through the following slot, next white through the next bottom hole etc. Continue following the pattern and warp the loom across.

Once you have completed threading the background threads, then thread the white pattern threads (9) centering them into the middle of the warp and thread them through the top holes.

Beaivi:

      Wikipedia
    Beaivi (or Päivi in Finnish) is the Sami name for the Sun or Sun deity. In Sami myth, she travels with her daughter Beaivi-nieida through the sky in an enclosure covered by reindeer bones, bringing green plants back to the winter earth for the reindeer to eat. She was also called upon to restore the mental health of those who went insane because of the continual darkness of the long winter.

Sami Weaving

How to warp the Saami Beaivi Loom

Sami 2 Hole Weaving Reed

My Saami Heritage

Sami Gallery
A wonderful gallery of Inari Sami Duodji

This Sami loom can be purchased from Stoorstalka.
Saami weaving loom

Saami Beaivi Loom Weaving Workshops

Beginner Saami Pickup Band Weaving Learn the basics of how to weave pickup using a Beaivi double hole rigid heddle loom.
Warp a Beaivi Loom Workshop Learn how to warp a Beaivi loom and how to weave pickup patterns.

Sami Felt Art

Saami Lavvu

Saami Felt Art

Ravelry Discussion

Looms To Go Discussion Group

Band Weaving Books

Sue Foulkes has written a few books about Sami band weaving.

Sami Band Weaving

Woven Bands From Sweden

The Art of Simple Band Weaving

Weaving Sami Bands

Band Weaving Books

Band Weaving
Simple finger-woven bands, soda-straw loom bands,hungarian-loom bands,twining-loom bands,rigid-heddle bands,band weaving on the american inkle loom,card-woven bands andweaving variations for special effects.

Inkle Weaving
Inkle weaving basics, how to get started and more.

Band. Vävda Band, Brickband, Flätade Band Och Pinnband Av Ull, Lin Och Bomull / Weaving Bands: Woven Bands / Table Bands / Plaited Bands / Insertion Bands [
Woven Bands – in Swedish.

Väva I Bandgrind

The Weaver’s Inkle Pattern Directory: 400 Warp-Faced Weaves
An overview of inkle weaving’s history and traditions, instructions for loom set-up and simple techniques and 400 woven patterns.

Inkle Looms- EBay Watch

 

Ebay Finds

Handwoven magazine jan/feb 2001: throw, dishtowels, vest, pillow, scarves jumper - Current price: $9.70

Schacht Flip Rigid Heddle Weaving Loom - Complete Package with extra Heddles - Current price: $242.50 - Auction

Rigid Heddle Loom Weave Sample Wooden  - Current price: $8.50 - Auction

Harrisville Designs Backstrap Loom Kit - Current price: $38.45

- Current price: $51.00 - Auction

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