ANNE DIXON

HAND WEAVER'S PATTERN BOOK

$33.00

The Essential Illustrated Guide to Over 600 Fabric Weaves

Organised by type, from basic four-shaft structures to block drafts and double weaves, choose from a wide range of herringbone, twill, zigzag and diamond designs. Each weave features a clear, photographed swatch showing you the intricacies of each design, as well as an easy-to-follow colour chart indicating the threading sequence and order of work. All weaves are graded according to difficulty.

This large-size 'bible' for beginner and experienced weavers also contains:
- Explanations of basic weave structures
- Information on choosing and using looms and shuttles
- Colour charts and swatches
- Advice on working with colour, selecting and dyeing yarn, and suggested applications for your finished cloth


Table of Contents

Introduction
Basic Equipment
Fibres
Yarns
Threading the Selvedges
Calculations: Sett
Calculations: Warp Length
Colour Theory
Directory
Basic Threadings
Block Drafts
Lace Weaves
Special Threadings
Finishing Your Piece
Glossary
Index
Resources
Credits