Deflected Doubleweave

Explore deflected doubleweave and all it has to offer. Learn what deflected doubleweave means, how it’s different from doubleweave, and find resources for deflected doubleweave projects.

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Dreaming of Deflected Doubleweave

I remember the first time I saw deflected doubleweave—it was a set of scarves woven by Madelyn and featured in the January/February 2007 issue of Handwoven. They were unlike any weaving I’d seen before—big and bold shapes—some with curved edges!—in shining, shimmering silk. I became a woman possessed and once I felt I had the…

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Gone with the Warp: Scarlett OHara and Deflected Doubleweave

    Deflected doubleweave can make striking geometric patterns. Anita Osterhaug Editor, Handwoven Magazine weavingtoday.com Many years ago, I had my first class in floor loom weaving from Madelyn van der Hoogt at The Weaver’s School. (And when I say “first class,” I mean this was the first time I had ever woven on a…

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Deflected Doubleweave and Facing Fears

When helping to put together the Madelyn van der Hoogt Master Weaver Collection eBook I fell in love with a scarf. Specifically, the black and white deflected-doubleweave scarf featured on the cover. The deflected doubleweave in the silk created a pattern like I’d not seen before in weaving—and certainly not in a draft that only…