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A Handweavers Pattern BookRead MoreOctober 26, 2018

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A book has been donated to the library: A Handweavers Pattern Book by Marguerite P Davison.

Weaving hatsRead MoreSeptember 22, 2018

Also on the BBC is an enchanting short film about the weaving of hats from pandanus on one of the Pacific islands: Rurutu.

New books for the libraryRead MoreSeptember 22, 2018

Sometimes, just sometimes, a walk into one of our local second-hand shops comes up trumps. We have some new books in the library thanks to just such happenstance.

Weaving in KenyaRead MoreAugust 4, 2018

A recent article on the BBC News website shows how weavers across the world face the same difficulties.

Music inspired by weavingRead MoreApril 14, 2018

This week, on Thursday 19th April, a new work premieres by Helen Grime; Woven Space.

A new material from basketsRead MoreMarch 31, 2018

A unique material has come about because of Japanese basket patterns.

More weaving patternsRead MoreAugust 26, 2017

Every so often Handweaving.net offers a set of old patterns, redrafted and tested, and available online for free!

Late summer visitorsRead MoreAugust 26, 2017

This week we have two visitors who are working on projects.

Songs and spells of Orkney and ShetlandRead MoreAugust 5, 2017

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Jeanette Nowak is a local artist and her new exhibition has just opened in Yell at the Old Haa.

It's the little things...Read MoreJuly 1, 2017

As in so much of life, it is the little things that make all the difference...