Viking tablet weaving

Bone & Horn Weaving Tablets & Explanatory Booklet

Tablet weaving was the technique employed by Viking women to make the elaborately decorated braids which adorn Viking tunics, Viking dresses, belts & other items of Viking clothing.

SBBK7 - Viking Tablet Weaving Booklet

SBBK7 - Viking Tablet Weaving Booklet

A 15 page step by step instruction booklet for tablet weaving.

  • Details all the types of tablet weaving techniques and equipment required.
  • Step by step instructions & examples in English.
  • Designed for the absolute beginner to learn this ancient technique.
  • Includes background on tablet weaving & common errors.
  • Part of a set of 10 Viking age clothing booklets by Susanna Broome.
  • See all 10 booklets on our "Craft Books" page.

SBBK7 - Viking Tablet Weaving Booklet:
£8.00 (US$ | €)

MCWT4 - Black Horn Weaving Tablet - 4cm

MCWT4H - Black Horn Weaving Tablet

Handmade black horn tablet for tablet weaving.

  • Handmade and shaped to be thinner at the edges for ease of use.
  • Made from flattened cow horn with holes drilled in each corner.
  • Buy separately, or in sets of 10.
  • Width 4cm (1.6"), thickness 3mm (0.1") - tapering to 2mm at each edge and 1.5mm at each corner.

MCWT4H - Black Horn Weaving Tablet:
£6.00 (US$ | €)

MCWT4H - Black Horn Weaving Tablet x 10:
£50.00 (US$ | €)

MCWT3B - Bone Weaving Tablet - 3cm

MCWT3B - Bone Weaving Tablet

Handmade bone tablet for tablet weaving.

  • Handmade and shaped to be thinner at the edges for ease of use.
  • Made from flattened cow bone with holes drilled in each corner.
  • Buy separately, or in sets of 10.
  • Width 4cm (1.6"), thickness 3mm (0.1") - tapering to 2mm at each edge and 1.5mm at each corner.

MCWT3B - Bone Weaving Tablet:
£4.00 (US$ | €)

MCWT3B - Bone Weaving Tablet x 10:
£35.00 (US$ | €)