Weaving SAORI style

A beginner's weaving experience with the SAORI weaving loom.

SAORI Straps

I know that inkle looms are used most often for straps but my husband asked for straps for his two banjos and one mandolin so I made them on my SAORI loom. I used a 4ply cotton thread as the warp which gave them a nice amount of structure without being stiff.

Two of the straps are multi colored but for the banjo with inlay I decide that a solid color with a few loopy cotton lines would look best without distracting from the fine inlay design.

My husband and I are pleased with the results: