So, a lovely customer purchased the lilac shawl a few weeks back. And then afterwards asked me to make a scarf in the same pattern and colour yarn. I don’t get commissions often, so this was lovely to receive. This is the shawl Now, the fun part of this was working out changing a pattern… Continue reading New scarf
Let there be… lampshades
I got the lampshades completed. One I did on Sunday, the other this morning. Yet to take a picture of them together. But I am pleased with them. Learnt a few things too. My weaving needs to be finer, so next time I’ll try a single strand per slot/hole on my 15 dent heddle.I might… Continue reading Let there be… lampshades
After breakfast this morning (strawberries, blueberries and a bit of honey, plus a hot cross bun and tea) I started in the fringe. Thankfully, I can whizz through them with my Ashford Fringe Twister which does two at a time. Then, off it went for a soak and wash. I do replicate a washing machine… Continue reading And done!
Well, the scarf that I made is all complete and up for sale. I like the extra little bit of fulling I gave it. It’s helped make it a lovely, soft scarf and makes it feel a little like those thin lambs wool scarves you can buy in the shops that are fulled fully. I… Continue reading Spring greens
Friday Roundup #50-20
Some days, especially at the moment, I think we are closer to Christmas than we are. I know it’s not far away. But for some reason, maybe wishful thinking, I had in my head today that it was next weekend. Possibly and I simply desperate to finish work and drink the last few days of… Continue reading Friday Roundup #50-20