Free Weaving Techniques and Projects to Advance Your Handweaving Skills

         
Copyright for Weavers Handwoven Scarves How to Weave Inkle Weaving Free Projects
Weaving Supplies Weaving Tools Table Runners Woven Rugs Woven Throws
Woven Bags Weaving Looms Weaving Patterns Woven Baby Blankets 4-Shaft Loom Projects
8-Shaft Loom Projects Rigid-heddle Projects

Weaving on 4-shaft looms 4-Shaft Loom Projects

Weaving on the 4-shaft loom opens the door to weaving with great technique and endless possibilities. See these possibilities come to life with patterns for handwoven dish towels and napkins. Beginners will find the projects easy to follow, detailed with instructions and images. See why towels are a favorite 4-shaft weaving project with the beautiful towel projects in this free pattern collection. The bright colors in the free handwoven napkins project will also add special flare to your table. You may just find a new favorite handwoven project to try next on your 4-shaft loom.

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Weaving on 8-shaft looms 8-Shaft Loom Projects

The possibilities for what can be done in double weave are so vast and you can see these possibilities come to life with these beautiful scarf and shawl patterns perfect for 8-shaft looms. Beginners will find the projects easy to follow, detailed with instructions and images. Experienced weavers will love the beautiful projects and advancing their skills while creating a project they will be able to show off. You’re sure to enjoy this collection of free patterns and projects specifically for 8-shaft looms.

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Baby Blanket Patterns Baby Blankets

With this free eBook full of beautiful and unique projects and patterns, Weaving Today invites you to explore the joy of weaving a blanket made especially for a treasured little one. Experienced weavers will love the beautiful projects and advancing their skills while creating a keepsake to be treasured for years to come. The experts at Weaving Today have compiled four beautiful blanket patterns that are soft and comforting yet durable enough to withstand plenty of washing.

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Baby Knitting Patterns Copyright 101 for Weavers

How Much Do You Know About Copyright? Weaving Today and the staff at Interweave have released a free eBook Know Your Rights: Copyright 101 for Weavers to help raise awareness of the issues surrounding copyright and give credit to the talented writers, designers, artists, photographers, and innovators who work with us to share their products and ideas with our readers. This guide to the basics of copyright is for anyone and everyone: designers and makers, crafters, retailers, library staff, educators, and more.

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Knitting Patterns Handwoven Scarves

Handwoven scarves are always a favorite among weavers. Whether you’re looking to learn a new technique, weave a special gift, or create a great wardrobe accent, weaving a scarf is always a fun and gratifying project! Weaving Today is dedicating these 6 free handwoven scarves, collected in a beautiful free eBook, to all weavers looking for projects they can weave and wear.

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How to Weave

Learning how to weave can be easier than you think! In this free eBook from the experts at Weaving Today you'll enjoy professional weaving instructions with steps for warping a loom, tips for how to weave on a loom, various weaving techniques, a free project, and more.

Whether you are looking for weaving loom instructions, or are in need of a weaving techniques refresher, the experts at Weaving Today have you covered.

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Weaving Looms

In this free weaving loom eBook, Weaving Today meets the needs of experienced weavers and beginners alike. Madelyn van der Hoogt walks you through detailed descriptions of different types of hand looms: the table loom, jack loom, counterbalance loom, and countermarch loom. She describes what each type of handloom does best and what limitations they have. In addition, if a rigid-heddle loom better suits your needs, you will learn rigid heddle weaving with a beautiful free scarf pattern. Rigid heddle weaving is a great way to start for beginners.

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Weaving Patterns

With this free eBook dedicated to the art of creating beautiful and unique weaving patterns, Weaving Today is taking weavers (beginner or advanced) from the weaving drafts to the finished loom patterns they are looking for. Download your copy and get detailed instructions, along with clear illustrations, on how to successfully create rigid heddle loom patterns and huck lace patterns. From the beautiful twisted collapse weave, to the rich contrast between texture and plain weave in rigid heddle loom patterns, to the endless finishing possibilities to embellish huck lace linens, weavers of all skill levels will love the inspiring weaving patterns offered in this free eBook.

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Weaving Supplies

Weaving pleasure and success depends on having the right tools. There is a wide assortment of weaving tools available to weavers, and knowing what is available is important even if you don't feel the need to have some of them right away. Fortunately, the experts at Weaving Today have created this useful guide to weaving supplies that covers handling yarn, warping, and weaving itself. There are so many kinds of weaving tools to choose from, and the best choices depend on how and what you weave. There are specific shuttles for everything from damask to rag rugs. Do you need a raddle? It depends on how you warp. And what's the best way to use the tools you have? This free guide explains how to set up your warping board for efficient and comfortable winding. There are even plans to make your own warping board with the free instructions in this booklet.

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Weaving Tools

There are so many kinds of weaving tools to choose from, and the best choices depend on how and what you weave. It's always hard for new weavers to know how to set priorities for what to buy, especially since weaving tools can be expensive. What do you really need? Everyone knows you need a loom, but with that come tools, like raddles that enable efficient warping. A weaving shuttle is probably the most important piece of equipment you’ll need and those come in various types, each with its own best use. The experts at Weaving Today have created this useful guide to weaving tools that covers handling yarn, warping, and weaving itself.

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Rigid-heddle Projects

A rigid-heddle loom is easy to warp and thread, and it accommodates a variety of widths and lengths of cloth. Rigid-heddle weaving projects include placemats and table runners, shawls and stoles, pillows, purses and tote bags, tops, and belts—practically any medium-weight fabric that’s the width of the loom or narrower. Dive into this free eBook today and pick your favorite project to get started on!

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Table Runner Patterns

Handwoven table runners are sure to bring a personal and unique touch to home décor during any season. Whether you're looking to learn a new technique, weave a special gift or create a timeless Christmas table runner this holiday season, a woven table runner is always a fun and gratifying project! Weaving Today is dedicating these 4 free table runner patterns, collected in a free eBook, to all weavers looking for projects they can weave and display for everyone to enjoy. The table runner patterns included can also be improvised to create other weaving projects such as dishtowels, placemats or curtains.

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Free Weaving Projects

Handwoven placemats and towels are perfect for brand new weavers – or for experienced weavers looking for a weaving project that is both relaxing and uncomplicated. Learn how to weave a placemat or towel from the beautiful weaving projects that the experts at Weaving Today have compiled in this free eBook. Each hand weaving project is easy to accomplish and includes step-by-step instructions to complete it quickly and successfully. Download your free eBook today and get detailed instructions and illustrations on woven mats and handwoven towels that are sure to bring a beautiful splash of color to any kitchen or table.

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Woven Rugs

Bring a colorful and unique piece of decor to your home; weave a rug! This free eBook is full of rug weaving instructions, free rug patterns, and tips for creating beautiful handwoven rugs. A lot of new weavers join the craft already knowing that they want to learn how to weave a rug. In Beautiful Hand Woven Rugs, the experts at Weaving Today are taking weavers on a fascinating rug weaving journey with a unique selection of rug patterns and rug weaving techniques. Whether you're ready to weave your first rug, or you've been weaving rugs for years, download this free eBook and enjoy crafting cozy hand-woven wool rugs and woven cotton rugs full of color and texture.

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Woven Throws

In this free eBook with projects for creating beautiful and unique woven blankets, the experts at Weaving Today are taking weavers on a blanket weaving journey full of surprises. Hand woven blankets make great gifts for any occasion and can be made as heavy- or light-weight as you like, to accommodate all seasons. Each project in this free eBook includes detailed instructions and illustrations to complete a hand woven blanket quickly and successfully. No matter what your skill level, choose from a plain-weave plaid blanket, a colorful twill blanket, or a lacy plaid blanket made from light-weight wool. Add a touch of elegance to any room during any season with a comfortable woven throw blanket.

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Woven Bags

A number of weave structures, yarn, and colors can be used for weaving bags. With Weaving Today’s free woven bag projects, you can experience the joys of bag weaving while creating something that is one-of-a-kind. Not only will these projects give you bags you’ll love to use and show off, but you’ll have a chance to try some new techniques. Hand-woven bags are all the rage! Weave a bag that is your own, and one-of-a-kind with this eBook. From large totes to yoga mat bags—you’ll find handwoven bags for every occasion. Don’t miss out on these free handmade bag patterns—download your free eBook today!

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