In the last issue I explained the basics of weaving with rigid heddle looms. Now for the fun part: planning your projects! Don’t let this step intimidate you. Figuring out a weaving project is fairly simple when you have a formula to work with. With the help of the handy-dandy charts below, you’ll be happily on your way to a new design. Let’s start with a simple scarf.

Step 1. Find your WPI (wraps per inch). For this exercise we're going to assume you want a balanced weave and are using a standard sock yarn.