Tablet Woven Bands

Another style of band that I weave are woven using tablets or cards. The tablets usually have 3-6 holes and the warp yarn is threaded through. Complex patterns can be woven by twisting or turning the cards in different directions. The end of the warp can be tied to a post, a table leg, and is woven backstrap style. The warp can also be wound onto a small loom that helps control the tension while weaving.
Narrow bands using tablets has been woven in Karelia and Finland since the early Iron Age. Many of the woven belts that I weave use these traditional Karelian patterns. I use hand dyed wool that I have dyed with natural plant colours to weave these belts and sashes.

Tablet woven bands and weaving yarns can be purchased through my Etsy Shop.

Paivatar Yarn on Etsy

Plant Dyed Tablet Weaving Yarns

Plant Dyed Tablet Weaving Wool Yarn
Plant Dyed Tablet Weaving Wool Yarn

SISU Handspun Art Yarns

SISU Hand spun Art Yarns

Fine quality hand spun art yarns. The yarns are suitable for knitting, crochet, weaving, nalbinding or other crafts.
I hand spin yarns in small quantities. The latest selection can be found for purchase in my Etsy and/or Ebay Shops.
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