Magazines

Explore all the recent issues of Handwoven magazine, with all the weaving projects and textile fun that drive our deep love for weaving. Take look through the projects from each issue with additional photos and close-ups, plus find links to additional resources and magazine extras. Featuring original weaving projects plus tips and techniques to help improve your skills, each issue is a wealth of weaving inspiration for all skill levels.

 

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Easy Weaving on Little Looms 2016

When the stress of the day is too much for me, I reach for yarn and loom. The passing of the weft and slow advancement of the warp are a form of meditation, a calming action that releases the pent-up tension of  life. More and more studies show that practicing a craft is good for…

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Two Shuttles, More to Love

    Lisa Rayner's Mermaid Scarf is our covergirl of the month, featuring a vibrant overshot design that certainly turns heads. Christina Garton Editor, Weaving Today weavingtoday.com Around this time last year when Anita and I were planning the 2015 issues of Handwoven, I suggested doing an issue devoted to two shuttle weaves. Some of…

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Gifts of Yarn

    Stephanie Flynn Sokolov's stunning woven scarf, as seen in the Summer 2015 issue of Spin-Off. Anne Merrow Editor, Spin-Off Magazine spinningdaily.com The first time I went to visit my now–in-laws, I wove them scarves.   This was not a practical gift. They live in Bangalore, India, where the sun was so strong in…

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Handwoven Projects for the Home

    Beth Mullins' Indigo and Alabaster Table Runner features a cool, breezy design. Susan Horton Tech Editor, Handwoven weavingtoday.com An issue of Handwoven called "Everyday Heirlooms" is right up my alley. As any weaver can attest, handwovens are at their best when they are being used, and not while being saved for "good". There…

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Thirty Years of Handwoven

    This woven overshot table mat by Janice Jones is absolutely timeless. Christina Garton Editor, Weaving Today weavingtoday.com As a young weaver it’s hard to imagine a time when it was not so easy to do what we do: That once it wasn’t easy to find a local yarn shop that carried weaving supplies…

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Handwoven September/October 2015

September/October 2015 Everyday Heirlooms  Mission Style Dish Towels in Turned TaqueteSharon CampbellBuy the Kit!     Diamonds in Winter RunnerSusan PorterBuy the Kit!DepartmentsFrom the EditorContributorsLettersWhat’s HappeningGoodsMedia PicksSpotlight Roving ReportersReader’s Guide:      Project Directory      Yarns and Suppliers      How to Use This IssueClassified AdsAdvertisers’ IndexEndnotes: Lisa Hill Features Weaving for Home Decor: Inspiration is Everywhere • Nancy HarveyA…

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A Look Back on Handwoven

    Linda Ligon Founder, Interweave weavingtoday.com Someone asked me what was my favorite Handwoven issue from the 1980s. Well, since the magazine first came out at the very end of 1979, every subsequent issue was new and fresh and an adventure. I love them all. The magazine was not the polished production then that…

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Weaving Books I Have Loved

    I'll never forget the first time I got email for the Interweave Hurt Book Sale, many years ago. It was a dream come true. I bought a copy of Candace Crockett's book on card weaving (those early editions came with a set of cards), and I bought a second copy of Carol Strickler's…