Sami Band Weaving is characterized by its complexity of geometric patterns that can be woven using simple tools.These 5 thread Saami band weaving patterns can be woven on a variety of different styles of Saami heddles such as the Beaivi, the Sunna or standard weaving heddles. In this pattern collection I am using a Sunna… Continue reading Saami Band Weaving Drafts- Sunna 5
Weaving patterns for the 2 hole rigid heddle loom
To put a warp onto a Beaivi Sami weaving loom is a fairly simple process. I use my warping board that is attached to the back of my loom to measure the warp – similar to preparing a warp for any other loom. While I am measuring the warp, I thread the Beaivi loom at… Continue reading How to Warp a Saami Rigid Heddle
Sami Weaving Pattern – Zig zag.
Different parts of Finland and Scandinavia were known for using different weave structures, patterns and colours.
FI – Pirtanauha We may be familiar with the standard rigid heddle loom consisting of a reed with slots and holes. In some parts of Scandinavia, a rigid heddle with an extra set of holes or slots is also used.