It just seems that double-weave selvedges are much MUCH fussier than other types of weaving selvedges. How can I produce clean ones without having to hand manipulate each pick? I always say that selvedges are like teenage boys always trying to sneak out and cause trouble. It is our job to keep them in line. […]
Selvedges on Double Weave Click on the link above to view Jane’s YouTube video on weaving selvedges on Doubleweave.
I’m attempting a double width blanket. I’ve threaded a straight draw, one, two, three, four. For the life of me I can’t figure out what the tie up should be. My brain is mush. Soon my warp will be too. Help!!! Think about harness 1 and 2 being the top layer and harness 3 and […]
Now that my first double weave blanket is already off the loom I am asking the question that I should have asked before starting to weave. How does one hemstitch double width blankets. How does one hemstitch the bottom layer or does one. If there is a good or different technique ?…. please, inquiring minds […]
I have read your answer for “weaving twill on 8 shafts” but I’m not sure this is the same as my question. I am trying to weave a twill on 8 shafts in double-weave i.e. weaving a tablecloth double-wide. I have threaded the heddles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and have tried several different […]
Double Weave is a cloth with two sides, so you have to make a warp with double the ends. One set of harnesses manage one layer and a different set of harnesses manage the 2nd layer. You thread your warp ends alternately. One end on the top layer and then thread one end on the […]