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 4 being the bottom layer.
- Lift harness 1 and throw the shuttle from left to right.
- Then lift harness 2 and throw the same shuttle back from right to left. You have just woven 2 picks on the top layer of your blanket.
- Then lift Harness 1 and 2 which gets the top out of the way and add 3 to it (so you are lifting 123) and throw your shuttle from left to right
- Then lift Harness 1 and 2 which keeps the top out of the way and add 4 to it and that is the other half of your tabby on the bottom layer and throw your shuttle from right to left.
Then repeat. Your join is happening on the left hand side of the blanket when it leaves the top layer and goes into the bottom layer. Hope this makes sense.