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Weaving a Plaid (Not a Tartan)

Posted by Jenni Shah on

This post originally appeared on one of my other sites Jens Dabbles in July 2013:   Having finished my first weaving project (a patchwork TV blanket using a cardboard loom), weaving a twill was the next step.  My love of Scotland comes from many places, but mostly my grandfather’s heritage and a love of Diana Gabaldon’s books. I spent a bit of time researching twills and tartans on the web, but my greatest discovery was that while a tartan is a plaid, a plaid is not necessarily a tartan.  Well that’s clear, isn’t it!  According to ‘The Sett and Weaving of...

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