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9781570766862

The big book of weaving : handweaving in the Swedish tradition : techniques, patterns, designs, and materials

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First paperback edition.

Covers basic subjects such as warping a loom and making bobbins of weft, as well as more elaborate, highly decorative projects. Patterns are arranged by varying levels of difficulty and design so beginners and experienced weavers alike will discover new insights and concepts. Among the 40 step-by-step projects included in this volume are designs for baby blankets, shawls, table cloths, and linen hand towels.

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Wadsworth Library - Geneseo 746.14 LUN (Text)
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092 . ‡a746.14 ‡bLundell
1001 . ‡aLundell, Laila.
24514. ‡aThe big book of weaving : ‡bhandweaving in the Swedish tradition : techniques, patterns, designs, and materials / ‡cby Laila Lundell and Elisabeth Windesjö ; illustrations, Tomas Lundell ; photos, Kent Jardhammar ; translated by Carol Huebscher Rhoades.
250 . ‡aFirst paperback edition.
264 1. ‡aNorth Pomfret, Vermont : ‡bTrafalgar Square, ‡c2014
300 . ‡a269 pages : ‡billustrations (some colored) ; ‡c23 cm.
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
500 . ‡aIncludes index.
500 . ‡a"Originally published in Swedish as Stora Väboken, Third Edition" --Title page verso.
5050 . ‡aBefore you start -- How does a loom work? -- Writing the project notes -- The first practice weaving -- Getting started with a practice weaving -- Kitchen towels with small blocks -- Band for towel hanging loop -- Striped kitchen hand towels -- Writing a warp sequence -- Practice with various tie-ups and treadling sequences -- Twill rag rug -- Striped pillows - Color-effect mohair throw -- A small alpaca throw -- Small reverse-treadled rag rug -- Finishing after the fabric has been cut from the loom -- Washing and fabric care -- Choosing materials -- Rag rugs -- Choosing a weaving technique; the pattern -- Determining the warp sett -- Choosing the right weft density -- Determining the warp spacing -- How to calculate the materials for a weaving -- Cord-striped bags -- Checked fabric -- Long table runners in rep weave -- Analyzing a weaving technique -- The pattern draft -- Profile drafts -- Balancing patterns -- Large checked rep rug -- Rosepath band -- Cotton summer curtains -- Irregular sleying -- Bags with bead panels -- Large alpaca shawl -- Decorative rosepath weaving -- Boa with rya knots -- Slit rya for a bench -- Dice-weave pillow --
5050 . ‡aDouble width throw -- Decorative weaving with paper yarn -- Paper yarn screen -- Warp-printed fabric -- Half-linen mats -- Inlay rag rug -- Old-fashioned weaving -- Rag rug x 2 -- Bathroom mats -- Alpaca scarf -- Four decorative sample strips -- Inlay weaving techniques -- Transparent interior furnishing fabric -- Furnishing fabrics x 2 -- Room divider -- Cotton baby blankets -- Linen table runners and hand towels -- Coordinated furnishing fabrics -- Colorful pillows -- Picnic blanket -- Woolen baby blanket -- Weaving tools -- Setting up the loom and putting everything in order -- Additional information about measuring the warp -- A closer look at the warping process -- How to set up a countermarch loom -- General checks and adjustments; before weaving begins -- Considerations as you weave -- Special arrangements for particular types of weaving -- Finding mistakes -- Problems while weaving -- Finishing -- Yarns listed in project notes -- Buying a loom -- Suppliers list.
520 . ‡aCovers basic subjects such as warping a loom and making bobbins of weft, as well as more elaborate, highly decorative projects. Patterns are arranged by varying levels of difficulty and design so beginners and experienced weavers alike will discover new insights and concepts. Among the 40 step-by-step projects included in this volume are designs for baby blankets, shawls, table cloths, and linen hand towels.
546 . ‡aTranslated from Swedish.
650 0. ‡aHand weaving ‡zSweden.
650 0. ‡aWeaving ‡zSweden ‡vPatterns.
650 0. ‡aDecoration and ornament ‡zSweden.
7001 . ‡aWindesjö, Elisabeth.
74002. ‡aStora vävboken.
901 . ‡asky262223674 ‡bSKY ‡c507031 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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