Takana

Takana Wall Hanging
Takana Wall Hanging

FI – Täkänä
Here are some examples of Finnish weaving techniques of Double weave Pickup and Täkänä.

Takana Pickup weave
Takana Pickup weave

Size: 29″ x 40″
Warp: 2 ply wool
Sett: 32 epi
Weft: 2 ply wool
16 ppi

Takana Pickup weave
Takana Pickup weave

Warp: 2 ply wool
Sett: 24 epi
Weft: 2 ply wool
12 ppi

Doubleweave Pickup
Täkänä Double Weave Pickup
Tantrika describes how to weave the double weave pickup technique.

Doubleweave Pickup
A lovely example of how to do double weave pickup

Backstrap Weaving and Finnweave
An inspirational blog about Finnweave and backstrap weaving.

More Finnish Textiles

Finn Weave Pickup

Raanu Wall Hangings
Poppana
Vintage Finnish Rya Rugs

Weaving Books
Doubleweave Revised and Expanded
Doubleweave Basics
Doubleweave: On Four to Eight Shafts
Weaving Deflected Doubleweave
Double Weave: Theory and Practice

Last Updated on May 7, 2021 by Paivi Suomi