Crochet · General Topics · handmade · Weaving

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

Is it a scarf, or a table runner?

I’ve taken the pictures of the “scarf” and it looks fine. Nice and cheery and would brighten up any outfit. But this could easily work as a narrow table runner too. It’s 8 inches wide and 54 inches long. So, it works as a short scarf, although I had not intended for it to be… Continue reading Is it a scarf, or a table runner?

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

Baking · General Topics · Weaving

When life gives you…

Plenty of eggs and all close to end of their shelf life. So, what do you do? Make cake of course. Plus a plate of scrambled egg on toast. 😀 One, deliciously moreish Lemon Drizzle Cake. I didn’t quite have sufficient lemon juice, so I added some Citron which we brought back from France. As… Continue reading When life gives you…

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