Monday, January 25, 2010


Posted by Peg in South Carolina
Again, there are warp blocks and weft blocks, just as in the 4-shaft crackle.  But there is something in addition in the 6-shaft crackle:  a set of blocks which almost gives the appearance of basket weave.

Also note that though I have treadled both the 4-shaft and the 6-shaft in the same direction, the treadled pattern appears to go right to left in the 6-shaft version and left to right in the four-shaft version.  Why?  I reversed the tie-up.  Accidentally……..   I wasn’t paying attention.
There are so many details that demand attention!

Related Post:  4-Shaft Crackle 01.05.10

6-Shaft Crackled Threading Treadled Overshot” was written by Margaret Carpenter for Talking about Weaving and was originally posted on January 25, 2010. ©2009 Margaret Carpenter aka Peg in South Carolina.

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