Second Grade


The Second grade – Points to be tested (Under revision)

6. Knowledge about weaving threads / yarns (shape and texture)

1) Count of yarn
2) Single yarn
3) Two-fold yarn
4) Multiple wound yarn
5) Fancy / Textured yarn

7. Warping – Part 1 (Basics)

1) How to make a plan
2) The warping frame with cone holders
3) What is warping
4) How to warp multiple cones of threads
5) How to warp a cone of thread
6) How to remove the warps from the warping frame

8. How to thread a reed

1) How to set harnesses on the loom
2) How to set the reed race on the loom at the threading position
3) How to use a cross holder
4) How to thread without a cross holder
5) How to use the reed hook
6) How to thread a reed

9. How to thread harnesses

1) How to thread harnesses

10. How to wind the warp threads onto the warp roller

1) How to set the warp threads before winding
2) How to wind the warp threads
3) How to use the paper
4) How to start weaving

11. How to weave with a variation of weft threads – Part 2

1) 3-colour interlock (double horizontal threads)
2) Knotting
3) Partial weaving
4) Wave weaving
5) Tapestry weaving
6) Making a window
7) Changing the width of the cloth
8) Weaving with elastic yarns
9) Partially loose weft weaving

12. How to weave with a variation of warp threads – Part 1

1) Tatami-ori (Japanese mat weaving)
2) Tatami-ori (weaving the basic and supplementary threads in turn)
3) Tatami-ori (making a checked pattern)
4) Hound’s tooth check
5) Basket Twill

13. How to finish a woven cloth part 2 (Techniques for sewing)

1) How to cut a hand-woven cloth
2) How to sew 2 pieces of cloth together, the both at selvage
3) How to sew 2 pieces of cloth together, one at selvage and the other at the cut edge
4) How to cut a hand-woven cloth after making machine stitch.
5) How to sew 2 pieces of cloth together, the both at the cut edge.

14. How to use other accessories and parts of the loom

1) How to use a winding lever
2) How to use a threading holder
3) How to use a cone holder (cone stand)
4) How to use a cone winding attachment
5) How to use an automatic denting hook
6) How to use a shuttle
7) How to use a harness cord stopper

15. How to set / remove an inside set

1) How to set an inside set onto a loom
2) How to remove an inside set from a loom

16. Maintenance and other knowledge of a loom

1) How to fasten the bolts on the loom
2) How to oil the bobbin winder and heddle roller
3) How to fix the wire for the warp control pedal
4) How to rope a loom for transportation
5) How to load a loom onto a vehicle