I added fresh warp to the loom today, after playing around with different drafts. I finally settled on a mix of blocks of the yellow, with trackers of yellow and grey and houndstooth blocks. In a rare moment of sunshine through the window, I snapped this picture of the warping peg. Lovely and cheerful colours.… Continue reading Today, on the loom…
I love this material. It’s a print my parents picked up in Singapore, I think, maybe 30 years ago. And I don’t know what to do with it. I’m long gone since the age I could have gotten away with it hanging on a wall. Yet it seems a crime to cut it up. Suggestions?… Continue reading What to do…?
Well, I managed to finish the table runner earlier this week. Wash one evening and dried. Hemmed after breakfast and before work the next. I am pleasantly pleased with the result. It’s turned out lovely. I’m glad I didn’t do a short fringe finish. I noticed how the ends of waste yarn end up after… Continue reading Finished Runner
All done. I now need to finish off the ends and give it a good wash and dry to full. Now it is off tension, the log cabin pattern is clearer. Once washed, it should be stronger. I love the colours, although, the light grey is more a steel blue when mixed with the yellow.… Continue reading Just a quick weave
Over the past week, I had planned to start weaving. However, last weekend, ready and able, could I find my warping peg? If you weave you know it’s pretty key to setting up your loom. I searched high and low, but couldn’t find it. So, the weekday starts and not weaving to show for the… Continue reading What to do?