The Weaver's Inkle Pattern Directory


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Table of Contents

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





About the Author

Anne Dixon weaves, lectures, and teaches throughout the United Kingdom and abroad. She is the author of The Handweaver's Pattern Directory (Interweave), and has published booklets on inkle weaving, contributed articles to a number of publications, including Handwoven magazine, and exhibited both in the United Kingdom and the United States. She is a guild member of the Association of Weavers, Spinners, and Dyers and a founding member of The Braid Society.


Praise for Anne Dixon's previous title, "The Handweaver's Pattern Directory"

"Highly recommended for public libraries and textile collections in academic institutions. If you can buy only one book on handweaving this year, this is the one." -- "Library Journal, starred review"

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