A Raanu is a traditional Finnish and Saami style of handwoven wall hanging. A Raanu is a weft-faced weave, that is woven in a modified tabby weave using a cotton or linen rug warp yarn.
A Raanu rug was traditionally a flat weave weft faced handwoven wall hanging that was sometimes also used as a bed covering. The warp is made of cotton rug yarn or sometimes linen yarn, and the weft is woven of multicoloured fine wool yarns, often a single ply. The weave structure is a repp weave… Continue reading Raanu