I first read about this pickup double-weaving called Finnväv (or Finnweave) in an old Handicrafter issue article written by Mary M. Atwater (Vol VI, No I, Part II).
I probably had to read it at least 10 times to understand how it works. I won't explain it here but may write about it later.
To operate each shaft independantly, I had to convert my loom once again but this time into a counterbalanced. This picture shows the top roller holders, the roll itself (an old curtain wooden rod) and the horses I made. I recycle whenever I can.
I don't think I could built all of these devices without this old friend found through the local ads ;-)
Bonnie is our inspector on duty today!
And I now have a place to keep my shuttles.
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