Tag Archives: skipped twill

Weaving Draft – Broken Twill: blbrtwill

Broken Twill draft woven on a 4 shaft loom.
In a Broken Twill the twill changes direction.

Skip Twill Draft

In a Skip Twill the the direction of the twill remains the same, but some threads are dropped.

Handweaving Pattern Books

The Handweaver’s Pattern Directory
Introduction to the tools, equipment, fibers, and yarns used with four-shaft looms, this reference features patterns for 600 different weaves, including twill, zigzag, diamond, herringbone, and block
UK: Handweavers Pattern Directory

The Weaver’s Book of 8-Shaft Patterns
A thousand different patterns on more than 25 weave structures.
UK: 8 Shaft Patterns

The Weaver’s Companion (The Companion Series)
Information on looms, yarn, methods of warping, drafting, troubleshooting, planning, and fabric finishing.
UK: Weavers Companion