Large blankets took the wool of several dogs. Because a great deal of work went into the production, they carried a high value and were worthy gifts at potlatches.
Women wove on vertical looms which were set up by driving the supports into the earthen house floor. With their fingers, they passed the yarn in and out among the warp threads which were held apart by wooden swords. The swords probably also were used to press weft threads firmly into place. Combs may have served this purpose.