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Netted drinks holder
My sister wanted a water bottle holder to attach to her hammock chair. Netting to the rescue! I had a lucet cord in progress, from a ball of yellow hemp, courtesy of Ursula’s Alcove. I pulled thread from the inside of the ball to load my netting shuttle, then cut off the start of the lucet cord in progress to use as drawstring and handles. I knew the hemp would wash up to be softer and still sturdy, and she likes the color yellow. Win!
Sprang is a weft-less, warp-only twisted weaving, made with wool, silk, papyrus, linen or cotton yarns stretched over bars, using fingers for weaving & sticks as placeholders. Continue reading “Sprang!”
Cords: Lucet vs. 4-Strand Plaiting vs. Tablets vs. Fingerloops
Handout for my class on Cords: 4 construction methods. A comparison of lucet vs. 4-strand plaiting (whipcording) vs. tubular tablet-weaving vs. finger-loop braiding, and the merits of the cords produced therewith.