A Handbook of Weaves by G.H. Oelsner
To anyone concerned with the design of fabrics, the structure of the cloth is, of courses, of prime importance for achieving best results and most satisfying ultimate appearance. This book, long the most reliable and comprehensive source of information on the subject, will save you hours of research work and offer information necessary for new cloth effects. It covers the field thoroughly from the simple draft and plain weave to the more complicated fancy weaves with a clear, lucid text and with 1,875 working diagrams.