Clasped Weft Weaving

In my latest piece I was using the clasped weft technique as a way to interconnect two different types of threads in the same open shed.  In my case, discount I was using cotton and wool roving yarn as a way to explore the different ways these two materials shrink and behave after washing.  20161126_132037

However, pilule the most common use for this technique is to have two different colors or textures of yarn in a single row of weaving.  This really is a simple technique with limitless design potential.

If you are interested in learning this technique Craftsy.com has an informative blog entry by Kaz Madigan called, viagra  “Clasped Weft Weaving: Easy, High Impact Designs to Try“. Included are step by step pictures to help you get on your way.  If you prefer videos Kelly Casanova has a very thorough video for weaving this technique on a rigid heddle loom.  Below is a picture of the finished piece she works on in her video.

Kelly Casanova. Clasp weft table runner. Cotton. 2016.
Kelly Casanova. Clasp weft table runner. Cotton. 2016. <http://kelly-casanova.blogspot.ca/2016/01/clasped-weft-table-runner.html>

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