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
Twill be done
Back to the loom this week, whilst I have a break from crochet and tapestry loom. I wanted to get some of the mercerised 3/2 cotton started, else I know it will sit in stash. I had a look back a some patterns I had done, and the first one I looked at, I thought… Continue reading Twill be done
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?
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…
Yesterday I finished the fringe, wet finished and dried the scarf. Fringe trimmed and here we are with a lovely finished scarf. It’s not overly long, so perfect for under a coat. Unfortunately, it is a miserable day, so the light was not perfect. This came out quite well, and I like the perception of… Continue reading Slow Sunday