cooking · General Topics · Weaving · work in progress

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

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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?

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…

Autumn · General Topics · Weaving

Slow Sunday

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

handmade · Weaving

Another scarf off the loom

A quick, little update on the scarf I added to the loom yesterday. All done and off the loom. Fresh warping How it comes together The first picture is before I slay the heddle again. This direct warping. Each slot has two threads of the same colour. One is usually moved to the hole next… Continue reading Another scarf off the loom