Let’s start from the beginning! Here are some key weaving terms that will help you better understand weaving.
Of course you’ll need a loom to start weaving, so if you don’t have one already these posts are for you.
Check out this video on how to make a frame into a loom!
When starting out it is hard to know what tools you do and don’t need, and trust me you don’t need much. I’ve written on some of the basic weaving tools and some alternatives that might be in your home right now. I’m also including some of the yarn supplies I love.
Don’t forget what you can hang your weaves from
Warping a loom (starting)
Now you’re really getting somewhere. I have a few posts on how to warp different looms, let your adventure begin!
And a more detailed how to warp a frame loom
This is the fun part of weaving! All the beauty and creativity go here, this is where you make your magic. I have posted on a bunch on weaving techniques and have already made a round-up of just the techniques here.
Finishing your weave (taking off the loom)
Now that you created something beautiful and unique to you, it’s time to take it off the loom so you can share it with the world. I have posted a lot of different ways to finish your weaves, whether you’re cutting your weave off the loom or using your warp loops to hang.
Alright I think that covers most things, it’s definitely enough to get you started on your weaving journey!! So now I would love to hear your story, how did you first discover the art of weaving? Have you woven before or is this your first time starting? I love to hear how others have found this art form that I love.
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