The Handweaver's Pattern Directory
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The Handweaver's Pattern Directory

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A comprehensive introduction to the tools, equipment, fibers, and yarns used with four-shaft looms, this reference features patterns for 600 different weaves, including twill, zigzag, diamond, herringbone, and block. Color photographs and large-scale drawings allow weavers to closely examine the details, and the compact size and lay-flat binding is convenient for keeping n...more
Spiral-bound, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Interweave Press
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Feb 02, 2008 Rachel rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: weavers
Shelves: fiber-arts
This book is full of easy to follow patterns, clear examples, and more weaves than you know what to do with. I only have a four shaft, six treadle loom and I now have so many patterns to learn. It's a great reference and I'm thrilled to add this to my fiber arts collection.
Excellent graphics, this book provides a wealth of weaving patterns. It's a bit thin on theory (but it doesn't claim to provide theory so I don't hold that against the book. I found it inspiring.
Awesome book.
It's easy to understand by a beginner like me. It has pictures of every pattern which is really nice since I'm not very good at projecting a pattern to what the cloth will look like.
Pretty too!
Bought this year's ago when I started weaving - great great resource. Reminds me how much I need to get back in to it :P
very helpful, great book. Make with the beginning in mind.
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