I wrote an article on Baltic pick-up for TinyStudio Creative Life Magazine, issue 14, February 2022. Here are some resources.
I make wooden heddles for 9, 11 and 13 pattern threads and Sámi style shuttles. They are available in my Etsy shop.
Norwegian Pick-up Bandweaving by Heather Torgenrud – a fantastic book about history and technique with a lot of patterns to try
Lithuanian Sashes by Anastasia Tamošaitienė and Antanas Tamošaitis – Gorgeous photos of Lithuanian sashes and lots of history and traditions. Available from the Lithuanian Folk Art Institute in Toronto, Canada
Weaving Patterned Bands by Susan Foulkes – instructions for using a pattern heddle, more than 140 patterns with 5, 7 and 9 pattern threads
Books by Susan Foulkes, available as a book or ebook on Blurb:
- Sámi Band Weaving by Susan Foulkes – instructions for using a rigid heddle and some simple patterns. Available as an ebook or in print.
- Weaving Sámi Bands with 11, 13, 15 and 17 threads but Susan Foulkes – instructions for using a rigid heddle or a pattern heddle some more complicated patterns. Available as an ebook or in print.
- Woven Bands from Sweden by Susan Foulkes – lots and lots of motifs from Swedish apron bands. Available as an ebook or in print.
Moraband by Barbro Wallin – A book in Swedish about the bands from Mora.
The Norwegian site https://vevstua.bull-sveen.net has some good patterns. Look in the section båndvev (bandweaving).
Information on weaving using a shed rod and string heddles from Laverne Waddington’s blog
Pinterest has a lot of patterns from Scandinavia, the Baltic states and Russia.