Linda Hendrickson
Tablet Weaving and Ply-Splitting Books, Tools & Kits


Yarn and Yarn Kits for Tablet Weaving

5/2 Perle Cotton
$1.20 per ball including shipping

This is 5/2 perle cotton from Yarn Barn, which I have wound into 40-yd. balls. I use this yarn for most of my tablet weaving, and also for making cords for ply-splitting. Click on the image of the yarn balls to see a larger view and color names.


Update: I can wind 40-yard balls of all of the colors of 5/2 perle that I use to make my ply-split cords. Below is the color chart:
NOTE: I no longer have Dusty Coral, and instead have Lilac.



Perle Cotton Kit
$7.00 including shipping

Kit contains six balls 5/2 perle cotton, 40 yds each. Choose any combination of colors shown above.


friendship bracelets woven with 8 tablets Friendship Bracelet Kit for Children of all Ages
$19.50 including shipping


Kit contains the following:
  • Booklet Tablet Weaving for Parents and Children
  • Six balls 5/2 perle cotton, 40 yds each. Choose any combination of colors shown above.
  • 16 tablets
  • Child's wooden stick shuttle (made from lattice)

    The booklet contains all of the basic information needed to get started with tablet weaving, including warping, arranging the tablets for a variety of geometric patterns, instructions for making friendship bracelets, and suggestions for other projects. The only thing you need to provide is a way to tension the warp -- this can be done with two C-clamps attached to the edge of a table. We also offer a simple tablet weaving loom on the Tools page; you could easily make one yourself from a board (3" x 3') and two C-clamps.



    Custom-Made Warp with 20/2 Perle Cotton

    Prices include shipping.

    Alphabet graphs referenced below are in my book Please Weave a Message. Graphs for individual alphabets are available in PDF format.

    $25.00 6-foot long warp with 28 tablets (24 pattern, 4 border). Use with Gill Sans alphabet graphs.
    $30.00 6-foot long warp with 38 tablets (34 pattern, 4 border). Use with Textura Quadrata and Uncial alphabet graphs.
    $35.00 6-foot long warp with 48 tablets (44 pattern, 4 border). Use with Humanist Bookhand and Italic alphabet graphs.
    $38.00 6-foot long warp with 56 tablets (52 pattern, 4 border). Use with Legend alphabet graphs.
    Custom lengths and number of tablets... Please email me your request.

    I will make a continuous warp for tablet weaving with your choice of colors from the selection below. Also included is a paper quill with your choice of weft color.

    All pattern tablets will be threaded identically. For double-faced tablet weaving, please choose two colors with good value contrast. For warp-twined designs, choose up to four colors.

    Please write "Custom-Made Warp with 20/2 Perle Cotton" and the color names on your order form.





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    This page updated September 13, 2017.