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Translating Shafts to Sheds

Three heddles provide a way to translate structures requiring 4 threading positions, or 4 shafts to the rigid-heddle loom. Essentially, a draft is telling you what kind of sheds you need and in what order to weave them. Sheds are created by the threading order and how you lift or lower the warp ends to …

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Standard Two-Heddle Threading

When you first learn to thread two heddles,  chances are you learned the standard threading first. This threading can be organized in many different ways to create the conditions for lots of weave structures: plain weave, Hopsack, lace, twill, doubleweave, and Summer and Winter. This setup gives you the ability to manage independently, or in …

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