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3 Scarf Weaving3

  1. 1. <ul><li>Year 3 </li></ul><ul><li>2008 </li></ul>Weaving Scarves with Egg-carton Looms
  2. 2. Making the loom <ul><li>Materials : 2 egg cartons, 6 split pins, wool, darning needle, wool </li></ul><ul><li>Method : </li></ul><ul><li>Cut egg cartons in half and join end to end with split pins </li></ul><ul><li>Mark dots, 1 cm apart, along the side of the egg cartons </li></ul>
  3. 3. Making the loom <ul><li>Using a sharp implement carefully pierce holes through the dots </li></ul><ul><li>Using a strong thread weave in and out the holes to make the weft threads </li></ul><ul><li>Secure the two </li></ul><ul><li>ends of this thread </li></ul><ul><li>to the second and </li></ul><ul><li>second last threads </li></ul><ul><li>(so that these threads </li></ul><ul><li>do not unravel) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Your choice of colours <ul><li>Weave your choice of various threads under and over the weft threads ensuring that these threads are continually pushed together to make a close weave. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Weavers at work
  6. 6. When weaving is complete …… <ul><li>Carefully tear the egg-carton along the dots to remove the scarf </li></ul><ul><li>Sew all ends into the scarf </li></ul><ul><li>Tie 4 fringe threads together in a knot to stop threads from pulling </li></ul>
  7. 7. You will end up with a beautiful scarf
  8. 10. Problems encountered <ul><li>Egg-carton edges ripping because of weakness </li></ul><ul><li>Difficulties in weaving because the holes were too low and near the base of the carton </li></ul><ul><li>Floppy edges because of rough work when tearing the egg-carton along the dots </li></ul><ul><li>As some scarves were made with thin wool they took longer to complete </li></ul><ul><li>All problems were solved with great results all round </li></ul>

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