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Weaving on the Atayal Loom: uc012000b

Weaving on the Atayal Loom

by Kathleen Forance Johnson

The first step in any weaving process is to set up a system whereby
two sets of strings or threads can be interlaced. The up and down threads
are the warp and the across threads are the weft. Shown below is Bakan
Chan, my Atayal friend and weaving instructor working at my house in Taipei.
The warp thread is wound in a continuous circle around a series of pegs
on a warping bench. read more