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« on: January 10, 2010 11:09:09 AM »



I've been playing with technique called Sprang. It's an old craft, possibly older than knitting, that involves twisting strands between two supports to make bags, hairnets, sashes, even hammocks. Examples of sprang have been left by Vikings, ancient Egyptians, and ancient Peruvians.

I started working on small pieces for practice and now I'm working my way up to larger pieces.

You can read more about my sprang adventure on my blog
http://francosfiberadventure.blogspot.com/search?q=sprang

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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2010 03:11:25 AM »

Yay, sprang! I desperately want to try this technique, in fact, I have plans to start today. Good luck with your projects, I will be following your blog Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2010 09:30:18 AM »

Great! Be sure to let me know how you get along with it!

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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2010 08:01:33 PM »

that looks really cool!  I'm thinking I just might have to satrt following your blog too Franco!
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« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2010 03:03:34 AM »

Its really good craft.I like your work.I really good that  we can also make bags, hairnets, sashes, even hammocks.
I will also try this type of work because i like to make this type of art.
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« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2010 07:43:03 PM »

Yes, the sprang is fun. I have to get back into the habit of working on string arts so I can get back on schedule.

Just started a backstrap weaving project.

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francorios
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2010 10:53:38 AM »



Sprang Sweater - crafted by Carol James

The above sweater is not knitted, it is not crocheted, it is not woven. It is created with an ancient process called "Sprang", a form of oblique interlacing or plaiting.

Read more at the blog:
http://francosfiberadventure.blogspot.com/2010/08/sprangsweater.html

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