The Weaver's Inkle Pattern Directory

The Weaver's Inkle Pattern Directory
Product Description
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 to beginners and experienced weavers. This book is the most comprehensive tool available to inkle weavers. Inside, you’ll find: 
  • an overview of inkle weaving’s history and traditions;
  • instructions for loom set-up and simple techniques;
  • an astonishing 400+ woven patterns;
  • illustrated samples and charts.
This incomparable guide offers tips, tricks, and techniques to weave traditional and modern patterns and introduces a bounty of innovative new designs as well. Inkles created from these patterns can be used for a variety of projects, ranging from belts and braces to trims and neckpieces.
Foreword by Madelyn van der Hoogt
About This Book
Basic Equipment
Basic Techniques

Pattern Directory
Basic warp color patterns
Warp manipulation
-Lettering: Compensating
-Lettering on Checks
-South American Pebbles
-Monk’s Belt
Warp changes
Additions to warp surface
-Auxiliary Warp Threads
-Soumak and Loops
-Turkish and Other Knots
Inserted auxiliary
Thread manipulation
-Gathering and Pleating
-Scrunching and Shibori
Weft manipulation
Selvedge treatments
-Fancy Yarns
-Clasped Wefts and Cross-overs
-Tablet Edging
Width of inkle

Charts for Designing Your Own Inkles

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