Hand Weaving: The Basics (Paperback)

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Hand Weaving: The Basics (Paperback)


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This practical and inspirational book is perfect for beginners who want to learn the techniques of the traditional craft of hand weaving. Step-by-step instructions show how to weave on a frame loom, including changing yarns, mastering curves and using interlocking to create intricate patterns. There is also advice on spinning, dyeing yarns, designing your work, incorporating found objects, and constructing your own simple looms.

Written by an experienced weaving teacher, this book contains all you need to know to get started weaving beautiful objects, and includes projects to make your own 'weavelets', purses and wall tapestries.

Lynn Gray Ross lives in Scotland on the Isle of Arran, where she established the Silverbirch Spinning and Weaving Workshop in 1981 to teach traditional textile crafts. In addition to teaching adults in the UK, US and Europe, she has developed award-winning projects with local schools. Her work is exhibited and collected internationally and she has been involved in such high profile commissions such as a community tapestry for the 1995 United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing.
Product Details ISBN: 9781912217793
Publisher: Herbert Press
Publication Date: October 23rd, 2018
Pages: 112
Language: English

“Ross, an expert weaving instructor with numerous years of experience, brings her knowledge of the art of hand weaving to a wider audience in her first book. Ross has tremendous respect for her craft's rich history, and the photographs are beautiful.” —Library Journal

“Those who like to weave small and large pictures will get plenty of suggestions from this book.” —TFT [Bloomsbury Translation]