What am I up to now?
I've been knitting a great big, thick yarn cowl since this winter. Getting too warm to do any knitting on it right now.
Finishing up a jacket made with my handwoven fabric, blog posts to follow.
Working on two sewing projects - blog posts to come!
Ideas on fabric I would like to weave to make a skirt to go with the jacket.
UFOs which really need tending to!
Monthly Archives: January 2012
I wove this many years ago. I know that the yarn was a 22/2 Cottolin (cotton/linen blend). But other than that, I have no idea what the weave structure is. I really like this and would like to make another. … Continue reading
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Rename this blog?
I think I am going to rename this: My misfortunes with fiber! I was winding the warp for my next weaving project and the yarn just kept on tangling. I was winding on two strands at a time, both because … Continue reading
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Well I finished all the square knots and wound the warp onto the back beam. I had a little problem getting all those knots through the reed, but a healthy tug was all it needed. One or two knots gave … Continue reading
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Before Christmas I got the following: I’m going to do some more dyeing down the road. This time with some synthetic dyes. Specifically, Jacquard Acid dyes. As you can see in the photo, I got 4 skeins of undyed yarn: … Continue reading
Square Knots to Heaven
I read the directions that were in the magazine about 4 or 5 times. All it said was: “Place lease sticks in the cross and secure them to the loom …”. But how? I looked at the tiny photo they … Continue reading
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I did some dyeing this summer…
Here I have some group pictures of some dyeing I did this summer, with natural dyes:
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A little scarf
I warped my old rigid heddle for a Toastmaster’s speech I gave back in October. I intended it to be a scarf and measured the warp to make a scarf – I didn’t want to have just a pretend warp … Continue reading
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