This issue is bursting with blankets—brushed, fulled, cozy, and comforting covers for couches and beds. There is also a section on doubleweave, including step-by-step instructions for doubleweave pick-up Finnweave.
March/April: Southwestern Weaving
Explore contemporary tapestry weaving and weavers from the American Southwest and join participants at a Navajo weaving workshop near Pinyon, Arizona. This issue also explores dyeing and printing techniques for creative clothing.
May/June: 25 Summer Weaving Projects
Try these perfect projects for summer dreaming or weaving on the go: easy kumihimo; boundweave motifs on greeting cards; and a chenille rug project to keep kids happy on long summer days. There’s also design inspiration for summer adventures in ripsmatta, huck lace, satin, and sateen.
September/October: Celebrating 20 Years of Handwoven
In its 20th anniversary issue, Handwoven celebrates weavers past and present with essays by Deborah Chandler, Randall Darwall, Anita Luvera Mayer, and Jane Patrick. Projects include “perfect” woven accessories, vests, scarves and and the 20th anniversary shawl in M’s and O’s, plus twenty top weaving tips from the first 20 years of Handwoven.
November/December: First Things First
Mark important occasions with textiles: an elegant silk top for a night at the opera, a summer-and-winter jumper for the first day of school, or a huck lace baptismal dress for the first baby. For inspiration, read an interview with Jason Collingwood, try a warp-painting project for beginners, or weave tapestry pillows with Anita Luvera Mayer.