This would be a great way to get ideas flowing for colors and textures to bring back to the loom! In These Hills: Weaving the Landscape. This activity teaches observation and the beauty of nature through art.
"About the Weaving Technique Called Viking Knitting. “Viking knitting” is not actually knitting in the way you might think (i. with two needles), but is actually a type of weaving." Interesting method of textile making.