r ranson wrote:
images borrowed from my blog
One thing I learned is that the yarn has to be very smooth and EXCEPTIONALLY strong.
r ranson wrote:Mercerized cotton yarn weaving is a good starting place. That's what I would teach with for the first strap. From there, we can adjust our technique to adapt to the yarn, but that first one seems to be quite the learning curve.
Phoenix Blackdove wrote:With regard to creating narrow wares on backstrap looms - you don't actually need to wind the warp over a front bar. You can simply tie all the warp threads in an overhand knot, leaving a loop at the start, and attach the loop to your belt.