Valentines Heart Weaving Draft

Valentine Heart Weaving draft woven on 6 shafts

Weaving Draft – Log Cabin

Log Cabin -Weaving Drafts patterns

Weaving Project – Twill Tabby Towels

A weaving draft for twill and tabby towels, woven with hemp yarns

Tapestry Weaving Pillow

A weaving pattern for a pillow woven using a doubleweave technique.

Fantti Coiled Basket Weaving

A pattern for making a coiled basket using Fantti wool yarn.

Handiscola Project

Handiscola – an EU funded project to teach historic Finnish textile crafts.

Rya Rug Yarn Calculations

How much yarn do you need to weave the pile for a rya rug? To answer this question, you will need to know: 1 – How long do you want the pile of the rya rug to be? 2 – How many rya threads are you going to tie per knot? 3 – How wide … Continue reading “Rya Rug Yarn Calculations”

Rya Rug Stitching Instructions

The Finnish Rya is made of knotted wool(with about a 1 – 1.5 inch pile), tied to a handwoven fabric backing. The special rya backing is woven using linen warp and wool weft. The backing is woven with spacing to allow the rya knots to be tied or sewn in. Some shifting of the weft … Continue reading “Rya Rug Stitching Instructions”