weave from

weave something from something

1. to make a fabric from some type of fiber. They weave this cloth from a fine plant fiber. This cloth is woven from silk threads.
2. Fig. to make a story or explanation out of a small amount of information. (Fig. on {2}.) You have woven the entire tale from something you heard me say to Ruth. Your explanation has been woven from supposition.
See also: weave
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Watan learned how to weave from her mother at the age of eighteen.
The Navajo women learned how to weave from the Pueblos shortly after 1680.