The Techniques of Sprang by Peter Collingwood by Faber Books, via Flickr

The Techniques of Sprang by Peter Collingwood by Faber Books, via Flickr

Sprang looms

A simple sprang frame, could also be used for other weaving such as making small net bags

'Sprang: eine alte textile Technik neu entdeckt' by Hildegard Gerhardt-Wenzky (Amazon.de)

'Sprang: eine alte textile Technik neu entdeckt' by Hildegard Gerhardt-Wenzky…

Structural diagram of making a zig-zag line by interlinked sprang, Chieko Aihara

Structural diagram of making a zig-zag line by interlinked sprang, Chieko Aihara

Bent Cane Språng Tapestry Project by Ellen Shipley: "heres the middle portion starting to be spread out. I'm thinking the best way to work the tapestry is to take it off the språng loom and tack it onto a foam core board." <> See web site for continuation of project.

Finally warped up the bent cane sprang loom I made mumble mumble years ago. I left it off, but I can see why it needs the bar acr.

Long holes.  The illustration from Collingwood p144, fig 74. is a simplified figure and does not go with the instructions which follow the figure.  This figure is someone's drawing of what Collingwood's instructions on pp. 144-5 actually create.

Long holes. The illustration from Collingwood p144, fig 74. is a simplified figure and does not go with the instructions which follow the figure. This figure is someone's drawing of what Collingwood's instructions on pp. 144-5 actually create.

This bag is made with tapestry crochet. You crochet through back loop only.

Mochila Liza pattern by Marion Verloop

Sprang photo tutorial with clear written directions. Great for beginners.

Sprang photo tutorial with clear written directions. Great for beginners.

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