Raanu

A Raanu rug was traditionally a flat weave weft faced handwoven wall hanging that was sometimes also used as a bed covering. The warp is made of cotton rug yarn or sometimes linen yarn, and the weft is woven of multicoloured fine wool yarns, often a single ply. The weave structure is a repp weave … Continue reading “Raanu”

Hemp Rya Tapestry

A project to weave a rya tapestry using hemp yarns.

Rya Rug Repair

Diagrams and instructions for how to repair a hole in a rya rug

Finnish Rya Rugs

About Finnish Textiles: poppana, rya rugs

History of the Rya Rug

A brief history of rya rugs in Finland and Sweden

3 to 120 Dye Study Project

Using 3 primary dye colors create over 120 different shades

Rughooking

Rug hooking patterns, kits and supplies

Wagon Wheel Rug Weaving

Instructions for how to weave a wagon wheel rug with a hula hoop or bicycle wheel frame.