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Selvedges on Double Weave

Selvedges on Double Weave Click on the link above to view Jane’s YouTube video on weaving selvedges on Doubleweave.

Weaving Double Width including tie-ups

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 […]

Double Weave selvedges not behaving

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. […]

Hemstitching Double Width fabric?

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 […]

Tie-up for 8 shaft twill in Double Weave

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

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 […]