I keep sharing pictures to Instagram and forgetting to put them here! Here is a bit of what I’ve been up to! The runner is wool sock yarn warp and various wools, acrylic, rayon and lurex wefts. The rosepath scarf is cotton warp with cotton weft. I’ll show a pic of it finished once it… Read More Weaving up a storm
Ecce tela! That means “Look, cloth!” in Latin, or it could mean weaving or web, or I could have it totally wrong. 😉 Anyway, I got the warp threaded and started the shawl and look how pretty it is going to be!
First, the warp! It is black, or very dark blue, it rolled on like a dream and took about a half hour to measure and beam. Yay me. Once again, I have proved that proper materials and proper tools save time and frustration. You think I’ll remember that next time? You can see what happened… Read More A warp, a tip and a bun!
Disaster looms So, I present another one of a kind weaving. For those unfamiliar with my creations, one of a kind means I did not enjoy the process and will not undertake another. You may remember that I ended the last post on a positive note. Very shortly after that early success, everything went… Read More Weaving update, or Disaster looms
What is looming today? A new weaving project! Sorry about the pun.:) When I bought my Dorothy table loom on Ebay the shipping box contained cones of yarn in each corner as “padding,” three are chenille that I haven’t been brave enough to attempt using yet and the other was this variegated, slubby cotton. I am… Read More What is looming today? A new weaving project
I have had a terrible time with my hands this winter. If you’ve ever had skin cracks you’ll know what I mean. If you don’t, it is where your fingertips get dry, frayed and split where the nail meets the pad. They feel tender like you are covered in paper cuts and it makes folding… Read More Yay, I can spin again!
Finished Object, that is! I decided to finish it as a scarf. I usually think of a scarf as a large swatch, a good way to try out yarns, gauge, etc. and to test finishing. Well this is one is a keeper. Once I got it off of Scott long enough to wash and dry it,… Read More The FO!