Heritage Crafts

Raanu

Raanu weavings use a cotton warp and a wool weft. The wool weft yarns are generally quite fine and many colours are used to create the complex designs of this weft-faced rep weave.
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Raanu Samples

Woven by: Kaija Haikara
36″ x 65″
Warp: Cotton
Sett: 6 epi
Weft: wool singles
24 ppi

Raanu
Warp: cotton
Sett: 12 epi
Weft: rayon boucle

Close-up photo of Raanu shown above

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Eija Koivumaa weaves weft-faced Raanu, takana, doubleweave pickup and other Finnish textiles.
Raanu Minimalist Design
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