When 4 year olds weave
It’s amazing when a 4 year old weaves. A little bit hectic and intensely industrious. Thanks to the Saori Piccolo and its mini size conversion, a 4 year old can operate this little floor loom very easily. The pedals are an easy reach, the spindleless shuttle is easily and safely threaded up and the weaving progresses despite entering at the same edge over several rows to create a little design feature…or rather a very out there design addition. How else can a little 4 year old weave up on a floor loom and learn to weave so young. I’m quite taken aback. Casey here is creating cloth for a skirt. The half metre woven will be added to next time she comes, eventually weaving enough fabric – such is the beauty of Saori inspired cloth!
Casey now thinks that everyone weaves with a floor loom so should I also set her up with a cardboard slit loom to learn the ‘basics’ of weaving? You know, the under and over, then over and under. Or can I bypass of of that and just get her loving cloth at the moment? If she really wants to get into the structure of weaving…she will…later. Or is it the wrong way round? What do you think?