Saami Band Weaving Drafts: samidrafts

Weaving patterns for the 2 hole rigid heddle loom

How to Warp a Saami Rigid Heddle: warpreed

To put a warp onto a Beaivi Sami weaving loom is a fairly simple process. I use my warping board that is attached to the back of my loom to measure the warp – similar to preparing a warp for any other loom. While I am measuring the warp, I thread the Beaivi loom at … Continue reading “How to Warp a Saami Rigid Heddle: warpreed”

Rigid Heddle Pickup Pattern: rhpickup68

Sami Weaving Pattern – Zig zag.

Band weaving: aa101111

Different parts of Finland and Scandinavia were known for using different weave structures, patterns and colours.

Double Hole Rigid Heddle: aa042009

We may be familiar with the standard rigid heddle loom consisting of a reed with slots and holes. In some parts of Scandinavia, a rigid heddle with an extra set of holes or slots is also used. The pattern weft is threaded through the additional top holes, making it easy to pick up the pattern. … Continue reading “Double Hole Rigid Heddle: aa042009”

Rigid Heddle Band Weaving

Sami rigid heddle band weaving patterns

Saami: aa092401

Saami band weaving and textiles