Unplug yourself--and any children in your life--and enjoy the art of weaving at the small-scale level with the fun, accessible potholder loom. Familiar to many from their childhood, simple square potholder looms hold stretchy fabric loops that are woven to create practical gifts or handy trivets for your own kitchen. There are a world of designs that you can create with your color and pattern choices, and most potholders take less than an hour from loom to done. Enjoy choosing from 140 patterns that can be woven on any standard potholder loom or on the PRO loom, resulting in colorful, practical works of art--and a joyful escape into creativity Along with the exciting patterns for two-color to eight-color squares, be inspired by ideas for enjoying potholder weaving as a group activity, or as a fundraiser for schools, clubs, and other organizations.
About the Author
Famed for manufacturing top-quality yarns for high-end artist use, Harrisville Designs also offers Friendly Loom(TM) products for potholder weaving. Its home is Harrisville, New Hampshire, the only 18th-century textile village in America that survives in its original form. www.harrisville.com