Inkle Loom Plain-Weave Pattern Generator

This tool will help you generate a pattern for an inkle loom.  This tool is limited to a plain-weave, meaning that threads on the inkle loom alternate passing through the heddles.  No special techniques are required to lift or drop individual threads during the weaving process.

To begin, enter the total number of threads in your weave.  This is usually determined by the desired width of the finished piece, and the thickness of the yarn or thread that you're using.  If you like, you can start with a rough estimate, and update the number as you develop your pattern.

Number of Threads:     

If you would like to continue working on a saved pattern, select the file below:



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Comments
Oh Carolyn You are a GEM THANK YOU SOoooo MUCH. That is SO MUCH BETTER. I love this page and use is regularly, this will make things easier. I am in the middle of making my mum's Birthday present I created two new bands to make a roll case for the shuttles I crafted to go with an Inkle loom my dad has built her for her birthday. I love the bands I created on the generator. Wish I could share a picture with you when it is finished. THANK YOU AGAIN BIG TIME. BIG FAN CHRIS.
Posted by Chris on Sunday, December 4, 2016
I totally understand; I've gotten to the point myself where I prefer things to be easier on the eyes. See if this helps a bit.

Oh, and if you don't see the change, it may be that your browser has cached the style sheet... if you force-refresh the page, that should reload the style sheet. (That would be, shift-refresh, or control-refresh, depending on your browser.)
Posted by Carolyn on Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Love all the changes you made love the dots that show the heddles and being able to save and then upload to work on again AWESOME FEATURE, I use that all the time. You wouldn't be able to make the squares larger and slightly more space in between at the bottom which shows the threads the representation of the threads would you? They kind of run together and I tend to repeat the odd line younger eyes are obviously better than mine, but it would really help. As always a devoted user and fan of your program. Chris.
Posted by Chris on Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Love the dots. Thank you!
Posted by Joan on Monday, October 10, 2016
Thank you SO much for sharing this wonderful app. I tell everyone about it!
Posted by Beth Mercer on Thursday, September 29, 2016

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