Repeating seamless patterns: definitions, free samples, links, and how-tos

Satin Weave

A weave in which each weft thread floats over as many as 12 warps and then under a single warp. The next weft passes over the same number of warps, but is woven in by different warps. Compare with plain and twill weaves.
Example(s) of Satin Weave
  • An example of a plain weave design
  • An example of a twill weave design
  • An example of a satin weave design
Schematics for plain, twill, and satin weaves created with Artlandia SymmetryWorks.