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Lilac shawl and other things

The shawl is now complete and all blocked. It’s turned out a good size at 78 inches along the long side. The pattern is from Gosyo a Japanese website. They have quite a lot of knit and crochet patterns on there. Stacey got to wear a T-shirt because it showed up the pattern better. The… Continue reading Lilac shawl and other things

FO · Weaving

Finished Runner

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

FO · Weaving · Weaving

Just a quick weave

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

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Shawl Complete

All done on the latest shawl. This is beautifully soft from the Extrafine Merino and Cashmere in this yarn from Debbie Bliss. I’m calling it On the Tracks because the pattern reminds of tracks in the front. The reverse is completely different and looks like ribbing from a distance. It feels quite thick and is… Continue reading Shawl Complete

FO · General Topics · Spinning · Weaving

Spinning Around

This morning as planned I started to ply the three singles. Step 1 was to wind the three into a single ball. It may be better doing this straight from the spindle, but as this is a new craft I only have two. So as part of winding into three balls and then winding into… Continue reading Spinning Around