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Wrapping my head around doubleweave | Tien Chiu's Blog
I have been laboring mightily to understand doubleweave, and am starting (on Pat's recommendation) by generating all possible Photoshop presets for 1-3 and 3-1 right twills. I have no idea (yet) how many of them there are, but I'm suspecting about 36. I'm slowly slogging through it, making a lot of mistakes along the way, mostly to do with nomenclature. ("Wait - was that a 1/3 twill or a 3/1 twill, and is warp A and weft B on top, or was that warp B and weft A?") But I am learning a great deal about how doubleweave behaves, and incidentally quite a bit about block weaves. I am not at the point where I can explain anything, but I am making a lot of observations, collecting a lot of experimental data ("What happens if I do this?"), and am starting to believe that it will all gel into understanding sometime soon. This would all be easier if I had a firm, intuitive grasp of what happens when there's a black vs. white square in the tiedown. I mean, I know it means the respective