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

Bands and Braids: braiding

About braiding techniques, ply split, sprang, tablet weaving

Lucet Braiding

How to use a Lucet to make braids