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Here is a howto for basic weaving that can produce really nice textiles. The setup takes forever so prepare to be frustrated with how much time this can take, but it's worth it in the end.

Technique Materials

Wood, screws, a dowel, yarn and/or string, a fork

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    Jun 24, 2009, 09.47 AMby hajnika

    Wow! How cool is to make my own dreamed fabric! :) I love your creativity,you are a very smart boy,and thank you very much for the sharing this howto.

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    Aug 9, 2008, 02.12 PMby moggie

    This is amazing. Now I can weave my own scarves without having to learn how to knit!

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    Jun 29, 2008, 06.20 AMby dlim

    Awesome, Jeffrey. I´ve seen weaving instructions before but yours I can actually understand! Thanks for taking the time and trouble to share your knowledge.

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    Apr 16, 2008, 09.14 AMby maethebear

    i’ve tried to make a loom b4 and bought children’s ones but i think i will be making this!then making a belt…thanks!

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    Feb 6, 2008, 03.12 AMby jendockter

    Very awesome! Do you know how to set up for doing like a herring bone or a tweed?

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      Oct 15, 2009, 04.46 AMby megamiaki364

      tweed
      Weaving Pattern:

      L1-Under 1, Over 2, Under 1, Over 2
      L2-Over 1, Under 1, Over 2, Under 1
      L3-Over 2, Under 1, Over 2, Under 1
      L4-Under 1, Over 2, Under 1, Over 2

      herringbone
      Weaving Pattern:

      L1-Under 1, Over 2, Under 1, Over 2
      L2-Over 1, Under 1, Over 2, Under 1
      L3-Over 2, Under 1, Over 2, Under 1
      L4- Under 1, Over 2, Under 1, Over 2

      website- at bottom of page
      http://www.montessoriworld.org/Handwork/weave/weaving1.html

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      Oct 15, 2009, 04.47 AMby megamiaki364

      edit website

      http://www.montessoriworld.org/
      Handwork/weave/weaving1.html

      -1st post cut off end of address

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    Jan 9, 2008, 08.57 AMby vecheney

    I am ready to get started, but could you please add the how to on how you tie off the ends and remove from frame? Thank you. Can’t wait to get at it.

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    Jan 4, 2008, 01.39 PMby mirela

    I’ve been waiting for a tut like this forever!

    I do not have a loom, but I have a huge door from the shower panels that I almost threw away. I have I feeling I could use it as a loom, seeing your pictures!

    Many special 10X!!!

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    Jan 1, 2008, 08.33 AMby marmota-b

    I do it a bit differently, more simply, but this method could be good to try… My frame is an old window frame. :-) And I have nails in it to hold the threads. I actually inherited it from my sister who ceased to be interested in weaving…

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    Dec 31, 2007, 09.34 PMby zahra

    heeeey!!! Thankss:D this is so creative

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