FibreHut Blog — rigid heddle

Double width on a Rigid Heddle Loom

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Double width on a Rigid Heddle Loom

It is fairly straightforward to weave a piece of fabric wider than the width of your loom by weaving two layers - one above the other...

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Weave a scarf from 1 ball of yarn

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Weave a scarf from 1 ball of yarn

How I wove this lovely, amazingly easy scarf on a sampleit loom and a £3.99 ball of Acrylic DK yarn!

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Weaving napkins from eco yarn

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Weaving napkins from eco yarn

Venne Eco-Jeans 100% Recycled Yarn is made from recycled denim and plastic bottles. This cotton-like yarn has been available at Fibrehut for quite a while but I’ve never actually got round to using it – until now....

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How to apply wax polish

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How to apply wax polish

Some Ashford products are supplied flat packed and require assembly and waxing. In this blog I will be working on an Ashford traveller spinning wheel but the techniques are applicable to any other self assembly item...

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How to hem stitch on the loom

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How to hem stitch on the loom

I'm often asked how new weavers can keep the first and last pick of their work from unravelling without having to tie knots once the item has been removed from the loom. I use a simple hem stitch and I do it while the work is still on the loom...

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