Free Weaving Resources

This is the place to find free weaving resources such as tips and tricks, special Handwoven extras, and a selection of free weaving projects for every loom.

This zebra is a quick and fun pin loom project! Weave a whole dazzle of zebras.

A Dazzle of Zebras

This cute zebra is a pin loom project designed by Margaret Stump. It was featured in the September/October 2016 issue of Handwoven. The zebra is woven from worsted wool yarn. Its final measurements are 5” x 7” x 2”.  You’ll create several striped squares and rectangles on your pin loom with an easy technique, then…

Overshot coverlets like this one are a major part of American weaving history.

Coverlets: An American Art Form

“Most people today don’t count a coverlet among our belongings. We are content with quilts and bedspreads, but in colonial times, no American householder would have bedded down without a coverlet, and a coverlet was an important part of a woman’s dowry.” ~ Marilynn Cowgill Learn more about the American tradition of overshot coverlets, and…

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“Shalom” Tallit Bag and Kepah Sewing Instructions

Here are the sewing instructions for Linda Silvern’s “Shalom” Tallit Bag and Kepah from the September/October 2016 issue of Handwoven. Full instructions for weaving the 4-shaft tallit and the fabric for the bag and kepah can be found in that tissue. ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s never too late…

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Preparing Rag Weft for Jeans Rug with Silk Inlay

Instructions for preparing both the jean and silk weft for Susan Horton’s rug from the Nov/Dec 2015 issue of Handwoven. The full project can be found in that issue.  ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s never too late to join us! Come on in and we’ll show you how.***

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Weave Eleven Pillows on One Warp

This weaving project by Madelyn van der Hoogt and Suzie Liles was mentioned in the Nov/Dec 2015 issue of Handwoven. Here are the instructions for weaving eleven different pillows on just one warp. The pillows are based on a draft originally published by Penelope Drooker.  You’ll practice overshot, boundweave, lace, honeycomb, petit point, and more as you…

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CHART ONLY — Mermaid Scarf Chart

This is the freeform overshot chart for Lisa Raynor’s beautiful Mermaid scarf from the November/December 2015 issue of Handwoven. Full instructions for the project can be found in that issue.  ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR SITE MEMBERS ONLY! But, it’s never too late to join us! Come on in and we’ll show you how.***