This section is from the "Hand Sewing Lessons" book, by Sarah Ewell Krolik. Also available from Amazon: Hand Sewing Lessons: A Graded Course For Schools And For The Home.
Cardboard and stockinet, 2x3 inches.
Practice on small cardboard looms if school looms are not provided.
Dolls Rug. Mount a warp of carpet twine on a loom or weaving frame. A thin needle is made of wood to draw in the woof and press it down. An inch strip of cardboard, woven in first, makes a brace for the woof and retains one inch of the warp for tying.
(a) Cover 1 inch square of the center of the cardboard with bars of woolen yarn. Weave the yarn through them to imitate cloth. Wax the end of zephyr to be threaded into a round-eyed needle; fold over the end for a zephyr needle.
(b) Darn a piece of stockinet.