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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?

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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

cooking · General Topics · Weaving

Today, on the loom…

I added fresh warp to the loom today, after playing around with different drafts. I finally settled on a mix of blocks of the yellow, with trackers of yellow and grey and houndstooth blocks. In a rare moment of sunshine through the window, I snapped this picture of the warping peg. Lovely and cheerful colours.… Continue reading Today, on the loom…

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

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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