Tag Archives: patterns

Math and Weaving

Computers and Looms
What do they have in common?

Old Computers
A photo gallery of old looms and computers found at the British Museum in London.

Algebraic Expressions as
Design Elements

Lana Schneider discusses the use of algebra as a design element in textiles.

Artlandia
Artlandia software creates graphic designs and patterns from your recipe.

Woven Rope
Friezes

Mathematical shapes and symmetry are displayed in woven rope patterns.

Complex Weavers Study Group
Weavers turn to the fertile field of mathematics to enrich their ideas for cloth as
weaving embodies many mathematical ideas and poses interesting and non-trivial
problems.

Plane Patterns –
Mathematics & the Liberal Arts

Analysis of symmetry can be helpful in understanding archaeological art and how it
relates to the development of patterns in textiles.
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Weaving Patterns – Rugs: patternsrugs

Hand woven rugs for the floor, or used as a wall hanging, made with rags, with wool roving, linen, cotton, wool yarns.

hemp wool rug

Yak and Karakul Rug
As part of her COE in Handspinning, Gwen Powell spun a thick yarn of yak and karakul and knotted a rug inspired by nautical knots.

Fleece Preparation
Ingrid provides instructions for preparing fleece to be woven into rugs.

Navajo Rug Weaver
This site explains the geometry of weaving Navajo rugs and includes online design software.

Rag Rug Instructions
Instructions for making rag rugs: 1885-1929.

Wagon Wheel Rugs
You can weave a circular rug using a bicycle tire or a hula hoop.

Wool Roving Rug
Warm up your toes on this easy-to-weave rug, made with wool roving as weft.

Paper Wall Hanging
Do you have left-over gift wrap? You can put it to creative use with this easy-to-weave wall hanging.

You Tube – Navajo Rug Weaving

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Free Weaving Drafts and Patterns

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.

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.

Interweave Books
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Weaving Books
The Weaver’s Companion (The Companion Series)
The Weaver’s Companion (The Companion Series)
Learning to Weave
The Big Book of Weaving: Handweaving in the Swedish Tradition: Techniques, Patterns, Designs and Materials

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$109.99
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