Tools and Resources

There are many different types of weaving tools and supplies from different looms and shuttles to the many varieties of weaving yarns. Learn all about the different loom types including floor looms, rigid-heddle looms, inkle looms, and pin looms to find out which one is right for you. Then learn about all the tools that help you weave better and more efficiently from warping tools to boat shuttles, end feed shuttles, and much more.

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…

Pin-Loom Patchwork Scarf by Patricia Hokenson

Pin Loom Projects: Portable, Fast, and Fun!

When I found out Interweave would be putting out a special issue of Handwoven devoted to little looms I was ecstatic! My first loom was a wonderful rigid-heddle loom, and more recently I had started playing with pin loom projects (click here to learn how to use a pin loom!). I had been weaving on…

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Instant Weaving Gratification with Little Looms

Sponsored Blog Sometimes even weavers want instant gratification! I know as a knitter-turned-weaver (and a beginning weaver at that!), I often crave quicker projects with quick set-up, luxurious yarns, and low waste. The good news is, weaving on small looms gives you all those benefits —and they’re really fun! Particularly excellent for stash-busting, little looms…

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Great Fun with Little Looms

Some of you may know of Anne Merrow, editor of Spin-Off, but you might not know she’s an avid weaver as well! Anne recently collaborated with Handwoven as the editor of a special issue, Easy Weaving with Little Looms. Here she is to tell you why she’s so passionate about weaving on smaller setups, like pin…

Pin-Loom Resources

We’ve got lots of great turorials and how-tos for pin-loom weaving,  but if you’re looking for a specific resource they can be sometimes hard to find. This page has links to our top pieces on weaving with a pin loom from how to weave a basic square, how to join your squares, and other helpful…

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How to Weave With a Pin Loom

Weaving on a pin loom is easy and fun–once you know how to do it! If you’ve ever wanted to know how to weave with a pin loom, this tutorial has everything you need to know! Once you get comfortable with this method you can change it up and weave using different yarns for warp and…