How to Warp a Saami Rigid Heddle

Beaivi 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

2 Hole Weaving Reed

Beaivi Loom

From high-tech to low-tech weaving –My latest handweaving obsession is studying more about the weaving of narrow bands, belts and braids done by my ancestors. After finding a unique double slot weaving reed during a trip to Sweden, I did some more research on these small and portable weaving reeds used by the Saami people… Continue reading 2 Hole Weaving Reed