Designing my own Deflected Double Weave

The culmination of the year’s Deflected Double Weave study by the Way out West study group (WOW), was to convert a profile draft to a DDW and weave it. I selected a 4 shaft weave and used a portion of it for my profile draft. Applying what I have learned these past months the draft... Continue Reading →

Exploring DDW

Often when I weave I’ll explore one weave structure for a while. The guild study group I’m a member of has been studying Deflected Double Weave this year via zoom of course. There has been a resurgence of interest in this weave structure since the publishing of Marian Stubenitsky’s book, Double with a Twist. I’ve... Continue Reading →

Deflected Double Weave Mobius

A weaving friend told me that she was making mobius's instead of fringed scarves. So what the heck is a mobius. A mobius strip, is a one-sided continuous surface, formed by twisting 180 degrees a long narrow rectangle then connecting the two ends together. So instead of weaving a scarf with fringe, weave to the... Continue Reading →

Geometric Scarves

This scarf combines deflected double weave and plain weave creating bold geometric shapes. The pattern is quite different on the front and back.  8/2 tencel yarn in colors: Ming blue, shale and olive is used for the warp and the weft yarns. My last scarves woven with deflected double weave were the "Picasso inspired, Black and... Continue Reading →

Picasso inspired scarves cont’d

The Black and White Inspired by Picasso scarves have been woven and finished. In a previous post, I shared a picture of the scarf 1 as it was being woven on the loom. The fun part of weaving deflected double weave is that on wet finishing of the piece the yarn will shift. Since one... Continue Reading →

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