General Topics · Weaving

Friday Roundup #48-20

The past week has been less about craft and more about sorting out new furniture and presents for Christmas. We’re doing a bit of a mix this year with most being given to charity and the lesser being odd presents. Our charities are The Dogs Trust. They have done a lot more this year due… Continue reading Friday Roundup #48-20

Spinning · Weaving

Friday Roundup #44-20

Another quick one today as I haven’t done much with the scarf from last weekend yet. Just been so busy. But, I did try my hand at using a drop spindle. It isn’t perfect. There are sections thicker than other sections. I also found out that to ply, I seem to need another spindle. Is… Continue reading Friday Roundup #44-20

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

handmade · Weaving

Fresh off the loom

I am sure you are keen to see the shawl/scarf now that the weaving part is finished. So, here you go. Apologies for the poor lighting. Nights are drawing in! There is still fringe twisting (by hand 😔) and a wet finish. I am really pleased with it. But also, seeing the odd thing that… Continue reading Fresh off the loom

General Topics · Weaving

Friday Roundup #41-20

Another busy week is done. Busy because of squeezing more time into the days I am working. But the good news is that I am on the countdown to being back five days a week. It’s part of the good things that were happening that I mentioned last time. Having furlough days have been nice,… Continue reading Friday Roundup #41-20