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Saori Weaving on the Louet Spring Loom

Saori Weaving on the Louet Spring Loom

I’m getting to know my Louet Spring Loom with a simple plain weave cloth using 8 shafts, and really enjoying it. At the time of ordering my loom I requested an 8 shaft 110cm width Spring, but on it’s arrival in Australia I was gobsmacked when informed the...
How to Weave Travelling Inlay

How to Weave Travelling Inlay

A couple of people have asked me how to weave the travelling inlay. I love the effect as it makes the eye wander through the weave. To do the travelling inlay I just add a short length of an additional yarn into the shed under as many threads as appeals to me, weave a...
Saori 4 shaft loom

Saori 4 shaft loom

I’ve just started playing around with 4 shafts on the saori loom with a 200 thread black wool prewound warp with extra wool warp threads added in here and there. The weft is predominantly commercially spun wool with some sari silk ribbon and the odd bit...
Handspun Weavings

Handspun Weavings

I’ve warped up my saori loom with some handspun wool in soft overdyed blue and natural colour. The weft is soft white handspun wool. I’m so enjoying some quiet weaving in my new studio and loving my sweet saori loom...
Floating Selvedges

Floating Selvedges

I’m currently weaving some towels on the Leclerc colonial loom, and thought I would share a pic of the warp weights I use. Here are the floating selvedges weighted with a shower curtain ring that I can weigh down with as many washers as required to make the...