Make sure you pick up a copy of Handwoven: Deflected Double Weave - New Technique Series, Handwoven eBook Printed Copy. You’ll find 14 projects for both 4 and 8 shafts that will help you delve into the design possibilities of deflected double weave. Those who have experience with this structure will tell you it is just down right FUN and a definite for every weaver to explore.
In double weave two layers are usually woven simultaneous, a top and a bottom, while in deflected double weave warp and weft threads of each layer are interlaced. The result is one pattern that produces 2 different looks, one on each side. The design possibilities are vast. The variety of designs includes geometric patterns, three-dimensional and independent yet interlaced fabrics. Add differential shrinkage in which you’re working with yarns that shrink and those which do not and you have the ability to create fabric with amazing textural appeal. So order a copy today and see what you’ve been missing.
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Just a reminder, Halcyon Yarn is your exclusive source for “printed” versions of all the popular Handwoven eBooks. They are printed in full color on acid-free coated stock, saddle-stitched and ready for immediate browsing and convenient posting next to your loom. Booklets focus on a specific yarn, weaving technique or type of project, providing several patterns from previously published Handwoven magazines, each with detailed instructions and illustrations. They’re a great resource for all weavers.
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