- The basic twill types: straight, point, extended point, and broken twills;
- Twill variations, from rosepath and birds-eye to undulating, turned, and fancy twills;
- How to create double-faced cloth using unbalanced twills;
- Loads of tips, including how to determine sett and when to use floating selvedges;
- How to design twill gamps
Twill may be as familiar as your old blue jeans, but Robyn will show you new and unexpected ways to work with this ancient weave structure. Armed with her clear explanations and helpful weaving tips, and inspired by her sense of adventure, you’ll soon be inventing your own unique twill fabrics.
- Video Lesson: Twill Structure
- Video Lesson: Types of Twill
- Types of Twill Continued
- Video Lesson: Twill Tie-Ups
- Twill Tie-Ups Continued
- Video Lesson: Weaving Straight Twills
- Key Points
- Video Lesson: Weaving Point Twills
- Video Lesson: Broken Twill
- Video Lesson: M & W Twill
- Video Lesson: Birdseye, Goose Eye, and Rosepath Twills
- Video Lesson: Twill with Novelty Yarn
- Video Lesson: Double-Faced Twill
- Video Lesson: Twill Gamps
- What You Learned
- Totally Twill Course Handout
Totally Twill: Beyond the Basics with Robyn Spady
Twill offers virtually endless possibilities to weavers. Go beyond the basics with Robyn Spady, and learn how to create complex and large-scale patterns, even if you only have 4 shafts.
Block Doubleweave on 8 Shafts
Doubleweave is a fascinating and versatile structure. While weaving with four shafts lets you experiment with doubleweave in many different ways, using eight (or more) shafts expands your possibilities exponentially.
The Efficient Weaver with Laura Fry
In this course, join expert weaving instructor Laura Fry and learn how to weave more efficiently and consistently.