Weaving Yarn

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Weaving Yarn
Art - Weaving
PrerequisitesBead Stringing
Weaving Paper
Tying Knots
Materialsloom or weaving card
a shuttle or large needle

In this activity the child learns to weave with yarn on a simple loom.


  1. step one
  2. next step

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

  • Woven potholder weaving


Make Your Own

  1. Cut corrugated cardboard in a rectangle (about 5" by 8" works well).
  2. Cut notches along the top and bottom edges about 3/8" apart.

Where to Buy

Prices and links checked: 23 January 2022
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Flat Frame Looms
Store Price
Montessori Services $26.95

Upright Looms
Store Price
Alison's $63.00
E & O $34.20
Montessori Services $41.95

Looms with Heddle
Store Price
E & O $15.30

Potholder Looms
Store Price
Montessori Services $17.95

Loops for Potholder Loom
Store Price
Services $7.95
Montessori Services $19.95

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