We finally have a comprehensive resource for learning Krokbragd. Debby's book is excellent. I can honestly say that this is the only weaving book that I've read cover to cover (or at least skimmed every page) - and I own dozens of weaving books. It helps that I'm about to teach Krokbragd for the first time.
I love this book. i just got it today and i've already read the entire book. i'm a newer weaving (weaving for 8 months) and this book has so much detail on how to do what looks complex with ease. the directions are clear, concise, and the pictures are clear and inspiring. if this is a style of weaving you'd like to try jump on this book, trust me, you won't regret the purchase.
Clear photos and descriptions of basic and some advanced techniques of this weave structure. Nice list of resources for further study and projects from other books and weaving magazines in the back of the book. The projects included assist understanding of the structure (this is not a project book - this book will help you design your own!) I'm gonna bet that this is one of those weaving books that - when out of print - will sell for 2 or 3 times list price because of its usefulness.
This book provides valuable information for a beginning Krokbragd weaver. Good explanations on how the weft interacts and creates the design. She also includes some lovely patterns to help one get started right away. A weaver does need to know the basics of weaving, but this book is an excellent intermediate source of weaving information. Finally, all the information on Krokbragd in one place. Thank you for writing this for us.
Packed with information on this technique and on weaving in general. Includes three different ways to weave on a rigid heddle loom as well. Includes how to design your own patterns, color theory, finishing, history - nicely written and illustrated.
Really loving this book. Enjoying the historical information as well as the clear explanations on patterns. Great photos and illustrations. Just what I have been looking for.
I wish this book would have been available a few years ago when I was weaving krokbragd. the author has done an excellent job
This book is the best book I have ever seen on Krokbragd. If you like this weave structure this book is a must for your weaving library
Weavers around the world have been searching for a book that explores the delightful motifs of the Scandinavian weaving technique known as krokbragd. Krokbragd: How to Design & Weave fills that niche and provides a comprehensive look at this beautiful weaving technique. In this book, Debby Greenlaw brings together the traditional aspects of krokbragd with a fresh, contemporary approach to creating stunning textiles. You will explore the structure and design of krokbragd for the floor, table, and rigid-heddle looms. In addition to traditional single krokbragd, exciting variations such as double point krokbragd and turned krokbragd are also covered. Each topic is supplemented with a project that allows the weaver to gain hands-on experience with the technique.Krokbragd: How to Design & Weave is filled with weaving tips, detailed illustrations, and step-by-step photography. Debby provides guidance on yarn and color selection, design, and finishing techniques to create and weave uniquely personal krokbragd pieces.Whether you’re a weaver or a lover of Scandinavian textiles, you’ll enjoy Krokbragd: How to Design and Weave. Add it to your library; you’ll be delighted!