Rya Rugs

Rya rugs and rya rug backings.

Finnish Folk Art Rya Kit

Finnish Folk Rya Kits

Finnish Folk Rya Kits This new series of Rya Rug kits that I am designing are based on the traditional folk Rya of Finland. ‘Suomen Kansanomaiset Ryijyt’. Some of the earliest Rya in Finland date back to the 1700’s – 1800’s. Many of the rya of that period were geometric in shape, containing repetitive squares, …

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Ikkuna Rya

Ikkuna Rya Rug Kits

Ikkuna – Window Pane – Rya Rug Kits I first designed these ‘Ikkuna’ Window Panes Rya kits about 20 years ago. I wove the first sample rya on my Glimakra tapestry loom. Each window pane gives a view of a different hand dyed colour, framed in black. The popular kits have gone through many variations …

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Rya Rug Exhibit

1970’s Rya Rugs

1970’s Rya Rug Exhibit These are some rya rugs I designed a few years ago, in the style of the 1960’s – 70’s rya rugs. The yarns were all hand dyed. The rugs were woven on a floor loom. Solar Sky Rya Rug Approx size: 45 cm x 70 cm Diamonds and Tears Rya Rug …

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Aurora In Hemp Rya Rug

Walls Walk Artists

Walls Walk Artists Disparate Art 21 July – 2 August Oxmarket Centre of the Arts We are three friends and neighbours who live overlooking the historic wall in Chichester: Peter Stoakley – colour blind amateur photographer who “takes a good photo” Robert Lane – creates fine impressions around Chichester Päivi Suomi – expert weaver and …

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Undulations Rya Rug

Bespoke Rya Rugs

Bespoke Hand Woven Rya Rugs These Scandinavian style rya rugs are handwoven using fine quality, pure wool yarns. All of the rya yarns that I use are hand dyed at the time of the order. Hand dyed yarns have slight variations in colour giving the rug an additional depth of shading. The rya knot yarns …

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Rya Rug Backing

Rya Rug Backing

Rya Rug Backing For those who don’t weave but like the plushness of a rya rug I now am able to supply the backing so you can make your own rya. The backing is woven using a pure linen warp and wool weft. Please subscribe to my Newsletter if you wish to be updated on …

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How to Stitch a Rya Rug

Rya Instructions

Stitching a Rya Rug A rya rug can be either woven and knotted on a floor loom or the backing can be woven first and then the knotted pile design can be hand stitched onto woven backing. I have provided written instructions on these rya making methods on my All Fiber Arts website. The Finnish …

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