Drawloom equipment

  What is the difference between a drawloom and a normal loom? I get asked this qustion quite often and I will try to answer it here as simply as possible. This post is written for anybody just happening to ask this question, not for experts in the field, so please, damask veterans and loom …

 
Thrums Old Norwegian sheep

  What to do with thrums? This has bothered me ever since I started weaving! Lots of quite short warp threads, often in many different colors. For some years I have given all my loom waste to a kindergarten. They are happy to get hold of free crafts material and kids use the threads to …

 

Chunky wool yarn

Chnuky yarn weaving

I love weaving with this chunky wool from Selbu minimill. Weaving is incredibly fast and the yarn is soft and lovely to work with. I am using these old shuttles crafted  many, many years ago, for weaving rag rugs on this old loom. They are perfect, sliding fast and easy,   This is going to …

 

Face or reverse?

Vestestoff til Østfoldbunaden,damast

  The colored side of the fabric is the face, and it is this I see when I weave. This fabric is a damask and it is woven traditionally in three different colors on a drawloom. It is a folk costume fabric from the county of Østfold, and it is used for waistcoats. The warp …

 
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