Rigid Heddle weaving study group with Amanda Wood

Tensioning Sticks and S Hooks for Weaving

Tensioning sticks are a very simple thing: a warping stick that I’ve cut down to the length of the width of my warp or a little bit wider than the width of my warp. 

And what you’re going to do is put your heddle in the down position, put your tensioning stick in, and push it to the back of your weaving. 

 S-hooks are what I like to use. So I have a selection of kind of heavy-ish S-hooks. And if I get a tension issue or a broken warp thread, I can just sort of put it onto the warp and slide it to the back and it’ll stay there. 

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