Saami Band Weaving Drafts- Sunna 5

Sunna 5 Kit

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

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