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RE: weaving/university question

Poster: Bryn Watkins <bryn@tibinc.com>

At 11:46 AM 2/19/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Poster: PETERSR@spiegel.becltd.com (Peters, Rise J.)
>Rebecca, somehow the image of you seeking information on how to "warp a baby 
>wolf" makes me worry if we're about to be visited by the ASPCA.<g>
>More seriously, why in the world would they call a loom a "baby wolf"?  Is 
>it a brand name, or does it have something to do with the connection between 
>wolves and sheep?  Inquiring minds want to know...
One suspects that "wolf" should probably be woof, as in warp and woof.  I
would visualise that a baby woof loom would have a very narrow weaving
dimension, producing fabric perhaps broader than inkle or tablet looms but
much more narrow than a lap or floor loom.  But I'm just guessing.
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