How much yarn do you need to weave the pile for a rya rug? To answer this question, you will need to know:1 – How long do you want the pile of the rya rug to be?
The Finnish Rya is made of knotted wool(with about a 1 – 1.5 inch pile), tied to a handwoven fabric backing. The special rya backing is woven using linen warp and wool weft. The backing is woven with spacing to allow the rya knots to be tied or sewn in.
How to Weave a Rya Rug on a floor loom. This rya rug is made of 100% hemp warp and weft. The video demonstrates how to cut the rya pile, tie the rya knots and weave the rug. The backing for the rug is woven in a tabby weave. The pile for the rya knots… Continue reading Rya Rug Video
Diagrams and instructions for how to repair a hole in a rya rug
A project to weave a rya tapestry using hemp yarns.
About Finnish Textiles: poppana, rya rugs