The Handweaver's Pattern Directory (Hardcover)
A comprehensive introduction to the tools, equipment, fibers, and yarns used with four-shaft looms, this reference features patterns for 600 different weaves, including twill, zigzag, diamond, herringbone, and block. Color photographs and large-scale drawings allow weavers to closely examine the details, and the compact size and lay-flat binding is convenient for keeping near the loom. A handbook that is essential for all four-shaft weavers, this manual includes weaving basics, specialized projects organized by degree of difficulty, finishing techniques, resources, and a glossary of terms.
Anne Dixon began weaving at the age of 12, but it wasn't until nearly 20 years later that she started to weave in a more dedicated fashion. Anne now weaves, lectures, demonstrates, and teaches, emphasizing the importance of a thorough understanding of weave structures. She is a Guild member of the Association of Weavers, Spinners, and Dyers, and a founding member of the Braid Society. Anne lives in England.