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How to Weave Pickup on a Band Loom

Pickup Weaving on Band Loom

Further to my previous article about weaving pickup on a band loom, there is a quicker method that you can use. Previously, I had woven the pickup by individually picking up each pattern thread by hand. This method works but it is slow and is prone to errors, as it takes a lot of […]

Karelian Weaving

Karelian Basketry Birchbark basket weaving.

Leno Lace Pickup A special type of lace pickup weave technique.

Blue Skirts, Golden Belts

Ancient Land of Karelians One of the traditional crafts of Karelia was splinter or birchbark weaving.

Heikinpaiva 2002 The craft of birchbark weaving is taught at the Finnish Festival in Michigan.

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Double Slot Weaving Reed

I found this Sami weaving reed in a small craft shop in Sweden. It is used to weave traditional Sami style belts and bands. The reed is similar to a standard rigid heddle but has an extra set of slots that are designed to carry the pattern warp. The regular holes and slots […]

Leno Lace Double Twist Pickup Weaving -

How to weave leno lace […]

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