Weave Turned Krokbragd on an Inkle Loom Video Download
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Using some simple additional string heddles to create a third shed, turned krokbragd is an easy, habit-forming way to make beautiful bands. Fiber artist and teacher Joan Sheridan walks you through this technique step by step, warping for a loom-controlled weave and creating the band pass by pass. By the end of the video, you’ll have a band of adorable woven sheep and the skills to make a more traditional motif.
This video will cover:
- How to set up an inkle loom for three-shed weaving
- Methods for creating 2 different types of string heddle
- Tips for avoiding, finding, and fixing errors warping an inkle loom
- How to weave Scandinavian-style three-shaft patterns in a band
Included with the Video Download:
- Detailed instructional video content, totaling 1 hour 25 minutes of video
- Downloadable PDF with supporting documents and patterns for two bands to weave
Materials and Equipment:
- White glue (Elmer’s)
- Painter’s tape
- Crochet hook, pick, or toothpick
- Two fabric-covered hair ties
- Two bag clips (width depends on width of project)
- Four mini craft sticks
- Inkle loom (standard size is best, not mini)
- Yarn and thread
Joan Sheridan is a weaver, knitter, spinner, fiber explorer and, since 2000, owner of Heritage Spinning and Weaving (heritagespinning.com). Trained as an educator and curriculum developer by the U.S. Army, she is a natural teacher. Joan volunteers weekly in the textile conservation department at the Henry Ford Museum and loves to combine her passion for textiles with her fascination with history. She has taught and presented at conferences, guilds, and shops across the country and internationally.
Running time: 85 minutes
Instructor: Joan Sheridan