Tablet weaving

Tablet Weaving Annotated Bibliography

Tablet Weaving Annotated Bibliography

An annotated bibliography of books and articles about table weaving. This has also been copied over to the Historic Tablet Weaving group on FaceBook.

Simple Board Loom

Simple Board Loom

She who dies with the most looms wins. At this point I think I have 5 looms. The simplest looms I have is this board loom. Aside from the backstrap method I believe it’s probably the simplest loom to build at home. My husband made […]

Tabletweaving Technique: Weft management

Tabletweaving Technique: Weft management

This past weekend I ended up doing some tabletweaving in the park during our weekly fighter practice. Someone watched me for a while and then commented that although they’d done tabletweaving before they hadn’t dealt with the weft the same way that I do..so I […]

Simple Diamonds.. err Chevrons

Simple Diamonds.. err Chevrons

On Friday my love reminded me that on Sunday we would be helping with a demo in town.. and that “people really like to see things being woven on a loom” and asked me to have a project ready for the demo. I needed something […]

Knighting Tunic Trim

Knighting Tunic Trim

Over the weekend I started weaving the trim for Fearghus’ knighting tunic. I couldn’t just choose an “easy” trim(4f4b), no, I had to choose something that I’d never woven before in a challenging pattern. Now I’m crossing my fingers and hoping that I have enough […]

Red Yellow Missed-Hole Tablet Weaving Spiral

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 […]

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. […]

Tablet Weaving: Dad’s Belt

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 […]

Anglo Saxon threaded in pattern

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 […]

First Tablet Weaving: Double Diamonds

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 […]