Tablet weaving

Red Yellow Missed-Hole Tablet Weaving Spiral

I found the design for this here: http://stolte.wordpress.com/tag/tablet-weaving-experiment/ I’ve seen some very lovely examples of missed-hole technique with cards and I wanted to give it a try. Turning Sequence:(read from the bottom up) 8 picks all backwards 4 picks 1-10 forwards 11-20 back 8 picks all forwards 4 picks 1-10 back, 11-20 forwards GTT file Comments The final band is…

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Viking Whipcord

Interlocking or Making a Viking Whip-cord http://genvieve.net/sca/whipcording-howto.html

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Fiber

Bast fibers Fibers that are extracted from the stem of a plant are called “Bast” fibers. Flax, hemp, ramie and nettle are “soft” bast fibers that were plausibly used in clothing worn in the SCA period(600-1600 CE). Flax The fibers of linen are made from the plant, flax (linum usitatissimum). This plant goes through a complex process that creates soft…

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Thread Numbering

what does 60/2, 20/3 etc mean? http://www.q7design.demon.co.uk/lacenotes/sizes/threads.html

Tablet weaving

Tubular Tablet Weaving

From an email from phiala@email.com Henshall, A. 1964. Five tablet-woven seal tags. Archaeological Journal 121:154-162. 5. Multicoloured tablet-woven cord The charter is by John (de Balliol), King of Scotland, to Nicholas de Haia, of thelands of Erroll, etc. Granted at Lindores, 1 August 1294. Material. Warp: silk yarn, 2-ply twisted S, dark blue, salmon pink (mainly faded to buff), white…

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Tablet Weaving: Dad’s Belt

Front Back Turning sequence: Turn forward until you see 5 triangles. On the 6th triangle reverse half way through. Turn backwards until you see 5 triangles. Comments: Using 32 cards of size 12 cotton crochet thread this piece came out to a width of just a little over 2.25 inches. The size 12 cotton crochet thread was sticky. This was…

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Tablet weaving

Anglo Saxon threaded in pattern

Band completed 10/23/2002 What it is This tablet woven band is woven using 18 tablets each with 4 strands of size 10 cotton crochet thread (a total of 72 threads) using the method described as “Pack Idling” by Peter Collingwood in The Techniques of Tablet Weaving using Thora Sharptooth’s threading sequence from her website (http://www.cs.vassar.edu/~capriest/saxontw.html). The final band wove up…

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First Tablet Weaving: Double Diamonds

I found the design for this here: http://www3.sympatico.ca/kirkflowers/tablet5.html (site no longer active) Front Back Threading diagram for use in Gutram’s Tablet Weaving Thingy Turning sequence: 8 forward 8 backward Comments: Using 36 cards of size 10 cotton crochet thread this piece came out to a width of just a little over 1.25 inches. The size 10 cotton crochet thread made…

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