Weaving Bands, Belts and Braids on small looms
Blue Skirts and Golden Belts – an exhibit of Viking age textiles in Finland
Viking textiles and clothing were influenced by the cultures in which they traveled
How to weave a card or tablet woven trim to the end of a handwoven fabric.
This is my second tablet woven belt. Instead of using wooden cards, I wove this belt with the Lacis brand of plastic cards. I found these slightly easier to handle because they are thinner than the wooden ones, so fit in the palm of my hand better. I used Finnish cotton yarn for the warp … Continue reading “Tablet Weaving Pattern – Belt no 74”
This tablet woven band uses 10 weaving cards. Warp: 12/2 Linen Red – 8 ends Black – 24 ends White – 8 ends Total – 40 ends Weft – 12/2 Linen – Black Please check my PaivatarYarn Shop on Etsy for my new tablet weaving cards. I now hand dye high quality worsted wool yarns … Continue reading “Tablet Weaving patterns No 102”
About braiding techniques, ply split, sprang, tablet weaving
Different parts of Finland and Scandinavia were known for using different weave structures, patterns and colours.