Posts by Cally Booker

Cally Booker is a handweaver in Dundee on the east coast of Scotland. She designs, weaves, teaches and writes in her studio on the top floor of a refurbished jute mill. Cally is passionate about color, greedy for yarn and an unapologetic data geek.

Essential Fix: How to Mend Skipped Threads

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We all make mistakes. One of the most annoying weaving mistakes is a skipped thread, especially if it’s one you don’t see until after you have taken the cloth from the loom! Fortunately, it is not too late to fix it.

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FREE Tutorial for Creating Stunning Shaded Twills

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A shaded twill is a very simple way to add depth and interest to the simplest threading, and you can build upon the basics to weave all sorts of creative designs. Learn how to weave a shaded twill right here!

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3 Tricks for Winding a Striped Warp

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With so many lovely colors out there, why not use several when winding a warp? Learn three ways to add stripes to your warp, the pick the best option for your project!

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