Card Weaving by Candace Crockett
Card Weaving is the go-to resource for the weaver looking to learn a new technique. Whether you’re just getting started weaving and have limited room and resources, or you’re an experienced weaver looking for a new technique to add to your skill set, this title has something for everyone. You’ll be pleasantly surprised with the simplicity of materials required for card weaving: cards and yarn. Clamps and a small shuttle are also useful materials, but aren’t necessary for getting started.
Candace Crockett’s Card Weaving includes:
- A History of Card Weaving from Ancient Egypt to the present
- Tools and Materials discussion
- The Basic Technique, from start to finish, complete with clear diagrams
- Pattern Drafting and Designing
- Finishing techniques
This book also includes structural techniques, such as decreasing and increasing warp threads, using supplemental wefts, and tubular weaving. Plus, learn how to expand card weaving by introducing tension control, playing with warp twisting, and using cards in loom weaving.