To Weave The Swedish Way
To Weave The Swedish Way is a comprehensive guide to every aspect of weaving from start to finish. From design concept to choice of materials, draft and tie-up to completed weave, understand the ins and outs of modern handweaving, guided by experts in the craft. This hardcover book has 140 information and image packed pages.
Arianna Funk and Miriam Parkman are professional weavers, textile artists, and teachers, and with the help of sketching prompts to spark creativity and sample weaving drafts, they explore the process of developing a weave from beginning to end--whether you want a sturdy, utilitarian textile or a decorative hanging for the wall, or anything in between--and give all weavers the tools and the confidence to weave their way. 16 different sample projects, featuring techniques including knotted rya, waffle weave, and more Examples from each of the authors, showing how the same basic pattern guidelines might turn out when worked by different weavers Plus tips, tricks, analysis of the process of designing a weave, explanations for dyeing your own yarn, and so much more!