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« on: August 16, 2013 09:07:41 AM »

I work at a school, and one of the wonderful folks I work with gave me this loom - it used to belong to a family member, and she has no idea how to dress the loom, it doesn't look like any of the looms I used when I took fibers classes as an undergrad, and I don't want to mess the darn thing up!  (and the kids are super-excited to try to use it)  Any thoughts, suggestions, or insight would be greatly appreciated!  MA
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« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2013 10:46:40 AM »

oh wow!  It looks like a vertical loom. Strung straight up and down and then woven upright...I saw similar looms in Turkey for rug making.

http://www.subudesigns.com/images/Dryad%20loom%20front%20view1.jpg

Maybe this will help?

http://www.cs.arizona.edu/patterns/weaving/monographs/dry_85.pdf

and these wonderful people who weave...

http://weavolution.com/forum/chat/dryad-upright-rug-loom-19195
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