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Another weave

I added another warp to the loom. Using up more stash on Sunday evening, I went with clasped warp again. I started with the purples but found myself running low and I needed the Elodie for weft too. So, I raided the stash and added the light blue, then the dark blue. Then a last… Continue reading Another weave

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Friday Roundup #35-20

It’s been an odd week. I’ve wanted to work on loom, but I equally haven’t as well. I put this down to having something on the loom that I wasn’t fully invested in. It’s the time when you have a WIP, and you want it done. But you just don’t have the energy to commit… Continue reading Friday Roundup #35-20

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Shawl Update

The Thetis shawl I crocheted while on holiday is now all blocked and finished. I’m quite pleased as it came out really well and the colours are lovely. The finished size is about 78 inches wide and 35 inches from centre to tip. Here are some finished pictures. The shawl is a cotton/polyacryl blend from… Continue reading Shawl Update

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Friday Roundup #32-20

Another week has slipped by and we head towards the end of our holiday to France and back to work from Monday. Today is another scorching Friday. Or at least it is for us when you aren’t used to it. 37C. Last Friday was low 30Cs but benefitted from a sea breeze. Unfortunately there is… Continue reading Friday Roundup #32-20

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Crochet Shawl Update

Since last posting I am on to the edging. I’ve been looking at the yarn I have left and thinking whether I could get more from it, but I can’t. Certainly not another repeat anyway. This is before the completion of the last two repeats. I’m now onto the last row, although thinking whether to… Continue reading Crochet Shawl Update