Thank you Katherine Buenger, for guiding me through the process! It was a very instructive two-and-a-half hours of weaving. I joined the Dobby Weavers Interest Group at the Guild and they regularly warp the computerized looms for group projects. For this warp, each weaver chose among 36 different 16-harness twill patterns. The pattern I chose for a holiday-themed runner looks Scandinavian.
I never thought I would develop a great interest in computerized looms; I love my Toika. However, I am starting to realize that the computerized aspect doesn’t diminish the creative aspect in any way. Instead, it merely takes away the tedious part of following a complicated sequence of treadling. Still, a Megado won’t be on my Christmas list – this year.