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Weaving is interlacing narrow material to form larger sheets.
Plain, Flat, Two-Axis Weave, with basic strips/yarns
Looms Help You Weave
Looms come in many flavors
(any pattern, slow manual shedding)
An Inkle Loom
(plain weave, fast manual shedding)
A Jacquard Loom
(any pattern, cnc shedding)
You don't need a loom to experiment with weaving.
- Find some strips or yarns.
- Interlace them in an interesting way.
What "degrees of freedom" do you have?
Degree of Freedom: Interlacing
Degree of Freedom: Material
More Degrees of Freedom
Triaxial Weave (tricky!)