Warp and Weft

Once the yarns are washed and dried, it is time to warp the loom. Warping is time consuming but not difficult.  Each yarn has already been measured so now they have to be pulled from the front of the loom to the rear through the reed, a heddle, and then tied onto the back roller beam.  This project has 300 warp yarns.  Five hours later, the loom is warped and I am ready to start the weft.  The weft yarns go from right to left and then back again left to right.  Here is a pic of where I am so far…

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