Both a how-to book and a reference book that weavers will refer to time and time again. Read it and follow the instructions step by step when you are first learning. Re-read sections for clarification as you become more familiar with the steps and terminology of weaving and they will finally make sense. Every weaver should have this book in their library.
Originally published in 1984 (under the name Learning to Weave with Debbie Redding), more than 150,000 copies have sold to weavers who have used this unparalleled study guide to learn from scratch or to hone their skills. Written with a mentoring voice, each lesson includes friendly, straightforward advice and is accompanied by illustrations and photographs. Budding weavers need only to approach this subject with a sense of adventure and willingness to learn such basics as 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.