How was weaving used?
The tradition of weaving traces back to Neolithic times – approximately 12,000 years ago. Even before the actual process of weaving was discovered, the basic principle of weaving was applied to interlace branches and twigs to create fences, shelters and baskets for protection.
How do you explain weaving to a child?
Weaving is a process in which two or more fibers – the warp and the weft – interlock to make useful objects, like cloth and baskets. Since the Industrial Revolution, Jacquard and other power looms have been used to produce woven cloth; today’s commercial looms utilize computers.