Rigid Heddle Band Weaving: Beaivi video

A You Tube video demonstrating how to weave using a Sami 2 hole weaving reed – The Beaivi Loom.

How to Warp a Saami Rigid Heddle

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”

Rigid Heddle Pickup Pattern

Sami Weaving Pattern – Zig zag.

2 Hole Weaving Reed

From high-tech to low-tech weaving – My latest handweaving obsession is studying more about the weaving of narrow bands, belts and braids done by my ancestors. After finding a unique double slot weaving reed during a trip to Sweden, I did some more research on these small and portable weaving reeds used by the Saami … Continue reading “2 Hole Weaving Reed”

Rigid Heddle Band Weaving

Sami rigid heddle band weaving patterns

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Saami band weaving and textiles

Saami Pickup Weaving Pattern: blsami6

Saami Band Weaving pattern