The Secret Shortcut- for a Potholder Weaving Loom, PDF only, Potholder instructions, speedy method that cuts your weaving time in half.

The Secret Shortcut- for a Potholder Weaving Loom, PDF only, Potholder instructions, speedy method that cuts your weaving time in half.


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The Secret Shortcut

MOTIVATED BEGINNER level, step-by-step tutorial.

7 pages of fully illustrated pictures. More than just a simple written pattern, this download is like a mini-class. This is a PDF format.

Well by now you are, no doubt, pretty good at weaving and ready to try a secret shortcut to cut your time in half for weaving a traditional sized Potholder.

If it generally takes you around 30 minutes to complete a Potholder-then challenge yourself to complete it in just half the time-15 minutes!!

Using this super fun and easy time-saving method, you will be making double the Potholders and having twice as much fun! It's really fun to race and see who can finish first with two looms going at once using the regular method vs. the secret shortcut.

At first you might have to study the directions for a bit, but once you've tried it…you'll be hooked! Hope you have fun learning our speedy method and keeping the "voice of tradition alive!"

Download instantly. Suitable for a motivated beginner! If any of the instructions are unclear, just etsy message OR Convo us here at the shop and we can help you out with any queries you might have. We welcome your feedback and input.

You may choose to print out this tutorial OR simply keep the digital format handy, whichever works best for you.

And if you don't feel like making a Potholder yourself afterall-then we have plenty of choices already made in the shop to purchase OR simply have us make one with the custom colours you like best!

Happy weaving from all of us here at The Swedish Flicka!

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