The pattern I used for the Laurel Leaves pattern
I found this pattern years ago from Carolyn Priest-Dorman. She has a number of great articles and research on Norse-related topics here: https://www.cs.vassar.edu/~capriest/vikresource.html
I had wanted to try double face weaving again–it’s been years since I tried it–so I chose this pattern:
The pattern for this double face pattern can be found here: https://www.cs.vassar.edu/~capriest/laurel.html
But not being used to this kind of pattern and having reservations about trying to accurately follow this unusual draft, I decided to translate it into the TDD software and came up with this pattern:
This should be pretty easy to follow, if you’re familiar with the TDD threading and turning notations.
3 thoughts on “Weave Along 25: Double Face Tablet Weaving: Laurel Leaves”
How robust is the silk weaving? Does it withstand machine washing or hand wash only? Hopefully now I’m working again I can save up for some silk. Really interested in the mechanics of this type of weaving. Thank you.
Beautiful pattern. I look forward to seeing the finished project.
just started my first tablet weave. I used cottolin but findthat the threads get snagged and this makes the turning difficult. What yarn would you recommend for a total novice?
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