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”
A project to weave a rya tapestry using hemp yarns.
Diagrams and instructions for how to repair a hole in a rya rug
About Finnish Textiles: poppana, rya rugs
A brief history of rya rugs in Finland and Sweden
Using 3 primary dye colors create over 120 different shades
Rug hooking patterns, kits and supplies
Instructions for how to weave a wagon wheel rug with a hula hoop or bicycle wheel frame.