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Truly Free Weaving Drafts and Patterns

Handweaving Drafts
An incredible archive of over 50,000 weaving drafts.

Eva’s Weaving Drafts
A nice collection of weaving drafts: shadow weave, Moorman technique Inlay, summer winter, huck lace, twills.

Japanese Weaving Patterns
This is a Japanese yarn company website with links to weaving patterns and drafts in pdf format.

Woolery Weaving Patterns
The Woolery has a selection of free weaving patterns for rigid heddle, 4 harness and inkle looms.
weaving draft

Blankets
Hand weaving patterns for making blankets and throws.

Clothing
Patterns and instructions for sewing clothing using hand woven cloth.

Rugs
Patterns and how to information about making handwoven rugs and mats, rag rugs, wall hangings.

Table Linens
Free weaving patterns for making table linens, table cloths, runners, placemats, napkins.

Towels
Weaving patterns for making tea towels, bath towels, face cloths.

Weaving Drafts
A selection of weaving drafts: 4 shaft, 8 shaft looms and more.

Broken Twill
Broken twill and skip twill weaving drafts.

Cat’s Paw and Snail’s Trail Draft
A traditional overshot pattern of cat’s stepping over a snail’s trail.

Basket Weave Draft
Both 4 and 6 shaft versions of basket weave.

Corduroy Trees
Christmas tree ornaments using an easy corduroy draft.

Crackle
Crackle weave using Foxfibre cottons.

Finnish Lace Block Throw
A pattern for a throw woven in organic Foxfibre cotton.

Dimity
Dimity Cord weaving draft.

Name Drafting
How to design a name draft on 8 shafts.

Krokbragd
Norwegian Krokbragd weaving draft.

Young Lovers Knot Draft
A popular Colonial overshot draft treadled as drawn-in

Double Width Weaving
How to weave a project, twice the width of your loom.

Finnweave Technique
A weaving draft on Finnweave pickup.

Hemp, Huck and Leno Lace
A hammock woven with hemp yarn and huck lace design.

Huck Lace
Huckaback and Huck Lace drafts.

Mirror Warp Throw
How to weave a mirror warp.

Saami Belt
A traditional Saami belt design.

8 Shaft Stars
Here is an 8 shaft draft of a star motif.

Star of David
A few versions of drafts for weaving a Star of David design.

Summer and Winter
The 4 shaft version of summer/winter gives 2 blocks of colour. Treadling in pairs yields a
birds-eye background, while treadling as singles gives an effect similar to dukagang or
overshot.

Summer Winter Placemats

Swedish Lace
A weaving draft using Swedish Lace.

Twill Tapestry
Tapestry artist, Kaija Rautiainen developed this Twill Tapestry technique based on a Finnish
style of double cloth.

Whig Rose Draft
A Colonial overshot pattern woven rose fashion.

Advancing Twill
Sandra designed these stunning 8 shaft advancing twill scarves using 30/2 silk and ramie blend
yarns.

Huck and Basket Weave Draft
Marina likes to use an 8 shaft huck and basket weave draft to create a thermal type of baby
blanket.

Bubble Draft
Marina O’Connor shows how to make “shrinky dink” fabrics and other 3 dimensional effects.

Valentine Hearts
Valentine heart weaving draft.

Valentine Heart
More hearts to weave.

You Tube – Weaving Class

Weaving Pattern books

Weaving for Beginners: An Illustrated Guide (Peggy Osterkamp’s New Guide to Weaving Series)
Provides beginners with the information they need to weave in a clear and enjoyable step-by-step way.
UK: Weaving for Beginners

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

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