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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 – especially for items that have a fringe such as a scarf or blanket and I do it while the work is still on the loom...

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Easy colour & weave patterns on a Rigid Heddle Loom

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Easy colour & weave patterns on a Rigid Heddle Loom

Here are 3 quick and easy inspirational scarf patterns to get you weaving on your rigid heddle loom or knitters loom. Colour gamp, houndstooth and log cabin...

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How to match loom reed size to yarn thickness

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How to match loom reed size to yarn thickness

When you are not sure of your yarn weight you can use the Ashford yarn gauge to determine the number of wraps per inch, and then calculate the number of ends required to achieve a good sett when weaving...

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How to use FibreDYE acid milling dyes

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How to use FibreDYE acid milling dyes

Fibre dyeing is great fun but requires a little practice to achieve consistent results. Our tips and guides assume that you understand why wool felts and how to identify protein fibres. The FibreDYE range is designed for use with protein fibres such as wool, silk, angora, mohair and cashmere. You can use cleaned fleece, natural fibre tops, undyed wool, or woolen yarn balls from discount stores or your own stash (but not acrylics). There are 16 colours including black which are inter-mixable to produce unlimited colours...

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Ravelry social media website for fibre arts

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Ravelry social media website for fibre arts

I believe Ravelry to be a good FREE RESOURCE for everyone who knits, crochets, spins and weaves, I thought I would share some of it's joys and wonders with you. Many of our customers already know about Ravelry but for those that are not so familiar here's an overview...

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