Spinning · Weaving

Friday Roundup #44-20

Another quick one today as I haven’t done much with the scarf from last weekend yet. Just been so busy. But, I did try my hand at using a drop spindle. It isn’t perfect. There are sections thicker than other sections. I also found out that to ply, I seem to need another spindle. Is… Continue reading Friday Roundup #44-20

handmade · Weaving

Another scarf off the loom

A quick, little update on the scarf I added to the loom yesterday. All done and off the loom. Fresh warping How it comes together The first picture is before I slay the heddle again. This direct warping. Each slot has two threads of the same colour. One is usually moved to the hole next… Continue reading Another scarf off the loom

FO · General Topics · handmade · Weaving

Friday Roundup #43-20

This week, I finished off the scarf in the log cabin draft, and it looks great. It is up for sale in my shop called Gingerbread Log Cabin. I love it and would keep it for myself, but I don’t really need another scarf. I thought it would be nice to put it into context,… Continue reading Friday Roundup #43-20

General Topics · Weaving · handmade

A scarf on Sunday

Yesterday I spent the afternoon working through my yarn cupboards. Caking up some loose yarn and leftovers. Rummaging through bags and frogging the odd swatch, some still connected to a ball of yarn. Some of the yarn holes in the cupboards are now filled! I want to either use up or get shot of some… Continue reading A scarf on Sunday

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Friday Roundup #42-20

Roughly zero time spent on any craft this week. Although I did twist the fringe on the overshot scarf/shawl. I took my time. But finally finished today and gave it a wet finish and laid out to dry. Before I finished I had to correct a right near the end warp float. With it being… Continue reading Friday Roundup #42-20