LEARNING TO WEAVE: Revised Edition, Deborah Chandler.
This is THE book on weaving with a 4 shaft loom like an Erica, Table, or Floor loom.
Learning to Weave by Deborah Chandler is a classic weaving book used by over 40,000 weavers since it was first published in 1995.
This is an unparalleled study guide to help the beginner learn from scratch or the experienced weaver to hone their skills. Written with a mentoring voice, each lesson includes friendly, straightforward advice and is accompanied by illustrations and photographs. Crafters need only to approach this subject with a willingness to learn such basics as three methods for step-by-step warping, basic weaving techniques, project planning, reading and designing drafts, the basics of all the most common weave structures, and many more handy hints. Beginners will find this guidebook an invaluable teacher, while more seasoned weavers will find food for thought in the chapters on weave structures and drafting.
Weaving on a shaft is covered from A-Z. All you need to know to weave with confidence is here, and this newly revised edition adds an important chapter on warping back-to-front and updated resource lists. 8 1/2 x 11, softcover, 232 pages, color photos and b&w illustrations throughout.