The Harris Tweed® Journal

Weft & Warp

27th August

In this image of intent inspection from the Harris Tweed Authority archives, we can see a clear example of the structure of Harris Tweed® fabric: the weft (left to right threads) and the warp (vertical threads).

In the production process of Harris Tweed® fabric the warp and weft yarns arrive from the mill and the weaver sets to work by hand tying the new yarns to the tail-ends of the warp and the weft, making it easier to thread onto the loom – and the weaving can begin!

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harris tweed authority archive inspection


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