This book contains a comprehensive guide to hand-loom weaving, with information on tools and equipment, materials and quantities, pattern weaving, weaving with cards, and much more. Complete with step-by-step instructions and useful illustrations, this volume is ideal for the beginner, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: “Introduction to the Craft”, “Simplicity of the Basic Principles”, “Task of the Learner”, “A Simple Loom”, “Use of Frame”, “The Weft”, “The Shuttle”, “The Reed”, “Weaving on the Simple Loom”, “Two Basic Weaves”, “Modification of the Practice Loom”, “Progress in Weaving”, etcetera. Frederick John Christopher (1912 - 1960) was an English journalist, editor, broadcaster and author. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.