HNW - Re: crochet history

CarolynKayta Barrows kayta at
Sat Aug 19 05:50:18 PDT 2000

>2. Yes, handweavers chain up their warp with their hands. You just
>  pull the bundle of warp threads through the loop, and then through
>  the next one, and so on. 
>3. Handspinners make chains the same way when Navajo plying.

I've seen electrical cords, long extension cords, done up this way too.  It
also works for rope.
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