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All right, my friend, let’s explore the very hip herringbone! Herringbone is a twill weaving pattern that’s easy to create once you understand a few simple components – adding floating selvedges, using a broken twill threading, and incorporating a 2/2 twill treadling.

Come with me and I’ll walk you through these basic elements that make up our very hip herringbone. Enjoy episode 120 right here!

Show Notes –

History of herringbone – Ready for a deep dive into the history of herringbone? It’s fascinating! Click here to read an interesting blog post from King & Allen Tailoring. 

Broken Twill – Back in episode 119, I took the broken twill threading and broke it down for you into bite-sized pieces! This is one of the main components when you create a herringbone pattern. Here is your link to watch A Handwoven Experience’s, “Broken Twill Threading”. 

Floating Selvedges – Want a refresher on how to use floating selvedges? I’ve got you covered! Here is your Cliff’s Notes version of the Fabulous Floating Selvedges. 

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