The Weaver's Inkle Pattern Directory by Anne Dixon

The Weaver's Inkle Pattern Directory by Anne Dixon

From expert weaver Anne Dixon comes The Weaver’s Inkle Pattern Directory– the ultimate resource for inkle weavers!


Inkle weaving is a simple technique that offers ample opportunity for experimentation by beginners and experienced weavers. This book provides 400 patterns for inkle loom enthusiasts and is the most comprehensive tool available on the subject.


You’ll discover:

  • An overview of inkle weaving’s history and traditions.
  • Instructions for loom set-up and simple techniques.
  • An astonishing 400 woven patterns–some making their first debut.
  • Illustrated samples and charts.
  • Drafts provided throughout the entire guide.


An incomparable guide, Anne Dixon offers all of the tips, tricks, and techniques to these traditional and modern patterns and introduces a bounty of new, innovative designs as well. Inkle bands can be used for a variety of projects ranging from belts, leashes, and straps to trims, edgings, and neckpieces. They can be stitched together to make bags, mobile-phone purses, cushion-covers, table-mats, and much more.


Also included is a foreword by Madelyn van der Hoogt, the editor of Handwoven magazine and the author of The Complete Book of Drafting and The Weaver’s Companion (Interweave).


Interweave, 2007. 176 pages, spiral-bound hardcover.


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