Hand Weaving and Cloth Design by Marianne Straub.
The book consists of a Glossary of weaving terms and explains yarn choices, yarn count, warp calculations, and yarn quantities. Talks about Handlooms of various types, how to prepare the loom, methods of weaving, weave notation. Also discusses Plain weave, twill weave, satin and sateen weave, basic weave combinations, compound weaves and multilayer cloths, pile fabrics, gauze and leno fabrics. Has an appendix with worksheets and records, information on the knots used in hand weaving and a list for further reading.
Hand weaving and cloth design – AbeBooks – Straub, Marianne
I did not realised that there was so many different types of looms. Marianne Straub explains how to use them, to weave everything from heavy woolens to guaze.