Slow motion tying an asymmetrical Persian knot for a knotted rug.
Pottery Barn knotted and tufted rug-making.
Pottery Barn tufted rug making with Obeetee.
Social Responsibility: Our friends at Social Accountability International (SA8000) sent us this link to an International Labor Organization (ILO-NGO) video called "Fighting Child Labour in India's Carpet Industry" (April 2012).
Excellent video on rug making, produced and filmed in Afghanistan by Label-Step a fair trade (NGO) organization. Look at the dresses of the women. Early in the video is a good close-up of women tying a symmetrical knot typical of Afghan weaving.
UNESCO video on traditional skills Of carpet weaving in Fars.
A UNESCO video on the traditional art of Azerbaijani carpet weaving in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Promotional film for a XCIX2 loom by Van de Wiele, whose looms dominate the Wilton area rug making industry. The video shows a new loom which makes rugs that look a lot like hand-knotted on the back.
A film created by a local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) at a site outside Kabul, showing the steps in making a hand-knotted rug on a small scale.