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Spring greens

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

Weaving

One scarf done

Off the loom, washed, dried and hemmed too. Although pictures of FO are coming tomorrow. I was commenting earlier to someone, how I am still amazed at how woven fabric changes after it’s washed and dried; the fulling part. When weaving, you aim for a certain setting in most cases, as in number picks per… Continue reading One scarf done

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

Stained Glass

First Make of the New Year

Yesterday, I mentioned I would be posting again today. And here it is. I had been planning to warp the loom. Currently, I am designing one of the spaces in the new house, and planning to weave some fabric to make a lampshade. I have the colours I need, but not the design or amount… Continue reading First Make of the New Year