Weaving Techniques: Interlocking and Weaving Slits Guide

So you want to learn how to weave colors and images together- well, you have come to the right place! Once you have a basic understanding of weaving patterns and techniques, its great to continue building your skills. In this guide you will learn how to how to use the weaving techniques of weft interlocking, warp interlocking, and weaving slits.

These fundamental weaving techniques will help build your weaving repertoire and open your creativity on the loom.

Here are some projects that you can do with these weaving techniques:

-Weave shapes  (The full tutorial can be found here: Weaving Shapes on the Loom Guide: Weave Circles and other Shapes )

How to do the weft interlock technique?

weft interlocking weaving technique

In this tutorial, you will learn the technique of weft interlocking. Weft interlocking joins 2 weft yarns by linking them together in a row. Unlike the warp interlocking technique, the weft yarns never wrap around the warp when they intersect with each other.

View the entire tutorial here in this post, Weft Interlocking: Weaving Techniques. 

How to do the warp interlock technique?

warp interlocking weaving techniques

In this tutorial, you will learn the technique of warp interlocking. Warp interlocking joins 2 weft yarns in a row by wrapping the yarns around the same warp yarn.

View the entire tutorial here in this post, Warp Interlocking: Weaving Techniques. 

How to weave slits?

weaving slits weaving technique

In this tutorial, you will learn the technique of weaving slits. Weaving slits are used to create color blocks that 2 weft yarns do not interlock with. When you are a weaving two colors in the same row and reach the desired length with a color, the yarn is sent back to create a new row.

View the entire tutorial here in this post, Weaving Slits: Weaving Techniques.

Conclusion

Warp interlocking, weft interlocking and weaving slits are essential weaving techniques that will help you create images and build color, texture and movement on the loom.

Thank you for visiting my blog! I hope that this guide has helped answer your questions about these weaving techniques.