A Curious Outpost

Woven Reflections with Andrew Rizzo

Share this post:


Woven Reflections with Andrew Rizzo

In this episode of Be Creative Now, weaver Andrew Rizzo shares his woven reflections on the craft of loom work.  Shot in the comfort of a yurt which serves as his weaving studio, Rizzo discusses how he came to be a weaver, and shares a view of world history and self-analysis rooted in the metaphors, stories and songs connected to textile arts. 

Over the din of a four-bar Gibson floor loom, Rizzo shares an international and interpersonal perspective while also explaining the nuts and bolts of how to “do the dance”, weaving astrological birth charts, what to do when you make a mistake, and how a beginner can connect to their local community of weavers to get into the age-old art form.

The soundtrack to this episode is from  Love Storm – 6ft Hug Troopers Zoom Party by DJ Aleh.  Check out more of his mixes at 


Leave a comment below with your own  stories about weaving…

…or ask a question and cross your fingers for an answer.  If you want to stay in the loop about more creator profiles like this, don’t forget to sign up for the newsletter at the top of the page, or check back here next week at or subscribe to the YouTube Channel




Leave a Reply

1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
sisilia Recent comment authors
  Get notified about comments and replies  
Notify me about

Awesome! I learned crocheting years ago. Weaving definitely needs more thorough work. Love the way you describe it as ‘do the dance’.