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The Ashford Book of Weaving Patterns

Weaving Patterns for Multi-Shaft Looms

The Ashford Book of Weaving Patterns from Four to Eight Shafts by Elsa Krogh, a Danish weaver and spinner, brings you beautiful weaving patterns using four, six, and eight-shaft looms. 

Using a variety of weaving techniques, Krogh has made beautiful woven garments, such as scarves and shawls, as well as woven accessories for the home, like towels, cushions, placemats, table runners, and many more.

Plenty of the patterns you can find in this book have been sourced from archival material from local museums!

Chapters

  1. Introduction
  2. About the instructions
  3. Towels with black warp stripes
  4. Towels with coloured warp stripes
  5. Placemats and towels in mock damask
  6. Towels in Molly’s rib block weave
  7. The mixed green warp
  8. Off-white and black cushion in honeycomb
  9. Black and off-white placemats in overshot
  10. Scarves in pointed twill variation
  11. Scarves in turned Ms and Os on a mixed warp
  12. Placemats with "roses" in summer-&-winter and matching napkins in plain weave
  13. The white warp
  14. Shawl in Swiss Ms and Os
  15. Jacket and suit material in backed weaves, samples only

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