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Youtube: Lahu Weaving, Thailand

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I saw this video on youtube titled Lahu Weaving, recorded in Thailand.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvfpKECVT-A&feature=related

It's backstrap weaving. It looks like a long circular warp and the weaver is weaving on the top layer and pulling the woven cloth around the beams.

Other fascinating features are the wide battens or shed sticks that enable the weaver to throw balls of yarn instead of shuttles.

You should see this.

Have a good day!

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