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Finn Weave Draft: blfinnwv

Unpatterned section

In Finnweave, threads 1 and 2 weave the upper(background) layer and threads 3 and 4 weave the bottom(pattern) layer.

Pattern section

1. Pedal # 8 – shafts 3 & 4.

With pick-up stick, pick up the 2 threads for each vertical line of the pattern design.

Close the shed.

2. Move the pick-up stick to the reed and weave the upper layer – shaft 1

3. Raise shaft 2 and weave the second upper layer yarn.

Remove pick-up stick.

4. Pedal # 7 – shafts 1 & 2

Pick-up the 2 background threads, following the pattern.
The pick-up stick holds up the background while you weave the bottom layer.

Push the pick-up stick towards the reed and close the shed.

5. Raise shaft 3 and weave the lower layer.

6. Raise shaft 4 and weave the second lower layer.

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