AUTOPLAY
Create Your Own Loom & Start Weaving
11 steps
What you’ll need
Sturdy Cardboard
1 pair of scissors
Yarn - any type
On sturdy cardboard, mark dots 1cm from the edge & 1cm apart. Or closer for a tighter weave.
1. On sturdy cardboard, mark dots 1cm from the edge & 1cm apart. Or closer for a tighter weave.
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Cut little triangles between the dots at both ends.
2. Cut little triangles between the dots at both ends.
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Tape the end of yarn to the back of the loom & wind the yarn around. Cut & tape to the back.
3. Tape the end of yarn to the back of the loom & wind the yarn around. Cut & tape to the back.
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The more rows you wind the wider the piece will be.
4. The more rows you wind the wider the piece will be.
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Cut a long piece of yarn. Weave the yarn end in & tie to the 2nd vertical row.
5. Cut a long piece of yarn. Weave the yarn end in & tie to the 2nd vertical row.
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Start weaving, under & over to create the rows.
6. Start weaving, under & over to create the rows.
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Keep the vertical warp rows straight by not pulling tight as you weave.
7. Keep the vertical warp rows straight by not pulling tight as you weave.
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To change yarn, tie the pieces together & weave as before, tucking the ends to the back.
8. To change yarn, tie the pieces together & weave as before, tucking the ends to the back.
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Cut the yarn in the middle of the back of the loom & remove. Trim the back of the piece.
9. Cut the yarn in the middle of the back of the loom & remove. Trim the back of the piece.
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Knot at both ends. One large knot for a bracelet or knot each strand for a bookmark.
10. Knot at both ends. One large knot for a bracelet or knot each strand for a bookmark.
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Get creative, bracelets, bookmarks, necklaces or make a supersize loom for wall art.
11. Get creative, bracelets, bookmarks, necklaces or make a supersize loom for wall art.
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Thanks!