Explore Tapestry Weave Along Week 5: Ghiordes Knots or Rya, Damascus Edge, and Finishing

With Jane Patrick We’re ending our weave along with my favorite technique, rya or ghiordes knots. I love the freedom of creating a design with this technique and the cut pile surface it creates. Ghiordes knots is a knotting technique. It does not have discontinuous wefts so is not considered tapestry. So, why am I […]

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Explore Tapestry Week 3 – Slit & Interlock Techniques

Explore Tapestry Weave Along Week 3: Slit and Interlock Tapestry Techniques and Weaving a Shape With Jane Patrick Join the weave along here. Don’t forget to share your progress and questions on Facebook and Ravelry. On Instagram use #exploretapestry and tag us @schacht_spindle_company. Welcome to week 3! I hope you enjoyed getting the feel of […]

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Inlay Heart Inkle Band

Inlaid hearts allow for color changes along the length of a band. Instead of threading the pattern in the warp, I’ve created it in the weft with a supplementary weft. This technique is based on dukagang, a Scandinavian technique, in which a weft is inlaid in and tied down at intervals by a single warp […]

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Three Easy Woven Brooklyn Tweed Projects Perfect for This Fall

  Earlier this year, We e-mailed the team at Brooklyn Tweed to see if they wanted to participate in one of our collaborations for 2016. I was thrilled when I heard that Jared Flood, Founder and Creative Director of Brooklyn Tweed, wanted to see what we could do. Not only were they game for a collaboration, they […]

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