Category Archives: Weaving

Crochet Corner – or – Weaving Central?

Weaving on CDs was such a big hit at the craft gallery demo this spring, I had to share the idea with the Crochet Corner ladies! I was especially pleased to see 98 year-old M enjoying this little project as … Continue reading

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Three $3.00 Bags

It’s far from obvious in this photo but, I actually included at least two novelty yarns in each tote’s handwoven panel. Doing this project made me view the two very large baskets of novelty yarns that I stumbled upon in … Continue reading

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Revisiting an Old Idea

A few years ago I wrote about this tote bag, I up-cycled a thrifty find by covering its’ large logo with a handwoven “rag” panel. At the time I thought, “What a good project for a beginning weaver!”, as even … Continue reading

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What a Great Idea!

Sorry to those of you who are watching for crochet news, but I thought another weaving post would be better than no post. It was a looong time before I came across another thrifty picture frame suitable for turning into … Continue reading

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DIY

Those of you who have followed alottastitches for a while know that few things make DH and I happier than figuring out how to make something for ourselves! A while ago that meant we turned old picture frames into large … Continue reading

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Blankie #8 of 2016

For years I’ve talked about wanting to try my hand at weaving, instead of crocheting, a charity blanket. Well. . . I finally did it! Since this was my first attempt, I used yarns from the scrap box for the … Continue reading

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It’s Official – I’m a Weaving Teacher!

I taught my first weaving class Saturday, one-on-one with Linda, a nursing home employee, who recently received a vintage Peacock table loom for her birthday. – You can take a look through a Peacock instruction booklet, here. – The timing … Continue reading

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