This pattern really is bigger on the inside. Continue reading “Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey”
The paired direction changes force a diagonal groove into the fabric, creating a natural grip for pan handles. Continue reading “Ziggity-Do-Dah”
A two-over/two-under tabby or basketweave is inherently unstable, and will collapse in on itself once removed from the tension of the loom. You can capitalize on this to produce on the 18-peg loom a thick, absorbent, flexible yet flat fabric, very suitable for use as a coaster. Continue reading “Coaster”
Playful line crossings look very different on the reverse of this mostly tabby design. Continue reading “Haring To Go”
An elegant extension of zigzag twills. Continue reading “Herringbone”
Out of right angles, a diamond appears! The fabric distortions at the floats forcing the direction changes enhance the optical illusion by drawing your eye.
Continue reading “Floating Diamond”
A maze of twisty little passages, all alike! The quadrilateral symmetry of this pattern makes the pattern repetitive to weave if you work from the center out to the edges.
The puffy fabric makes the stars twinklier. A spectacular effect worked with navy blue and silver. Continue reading “Twinkle Twinkle”
Here are two 2/2 twill patterns demonstrating how a very small change in weaving order can have a dramatic design impact. Continue reading “Rick Rack vs. Garden Path”