Parallel textile adventures: learning to weave part 3

weave 2 a

weave 2 b

This is my second project – a twill sampler using 4-ply cotton.

weave 2 c

weave 2 d

Again, I don’t really have the technical language to describe this so will let the photographs speak for themselves.

weave 2 e

weave 2 f

For this project we learned to read and follow basic weaving patterns. It was a sampler, so we were encouraged to try as many different patterns as possible. I alternated white and purple in the weft, a large section in purple followed by a shorter section doing the same pattern in the white, to see how that worked. It worked fine…

weave 2 g


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