A helpful tip before you start weaving to think about or plan how your wall hanging is going to look. If you are a beginner, try and keep it simple. Make one similar to shown on the cover of the booklet. If you are brave go for it and youtube away to find new/more advanced techniques.
Just by searching ‘Woven Wall Hangings” on Pinterest, I saw hundreds of inspiration pictures for what I can possibly create.
For entry level weaving techniques, we found this video to be very clear and helpful. She is using a cardboard loom, which in essence is the same thing, ours is just a little bit more stable and permanent.
Weaving Techniques (Plain Weave, Basket Weave, Box Weave & Rya Weave)
Weaving with roving techniques (the fluffy big wool)
Soumak technique with roving, gives a lovely effect.
A really fun and inspirational video about Wendy’s weaving adventures. Great for creative inspiration about what is possible, she also talks about a technique called looping and gets very creative with colour. The possibilities are endless.
To finish up the top, we used a hem stitch. I followed this video closely to understand the method
Where can I buy more wool?
WOOLWORLD IN WOODSTOCK 332 Victoria Rd, Woodstock.
COW GIRLS https://cowgirlblues.co.za/
WOOLCRAFT has the thick roving wool. /http://woolcraft.co.za/product-category/wool/
Gallery of weavings made using our kit:
(send us yours to add to the page firstname.lastname@example.org)