Tag Archives: weaving

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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What a Ride

I had planned to finish up two other posts that I had started for this week. Instead, I’m going to tell you about the roller coaster ride that I’ve been on. Sunday evening I went on-line to learn a little … Continue reading

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Trial and Error

Since I didn’t know what width of tarn would work best with my new mat loom, I arbitrarily chose 5/8″, halfway between the widths I had used for my two previous tarn projects. (bathmat and kitchen rugs) The four colors, … Continue reading

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This Summer in the Crochet Corner

Back in the spring, D started a pale yellow garter stitch dishcloth, her first knitting project in years.  It’s been so long, she couldn’t remember what item she last knit. Knowing that, I think she’s done very, very well! Did … Continue reading

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A Towel Ta-Dah!

Every now and again I’ve found some time to weave on my cotton dishtowel fabric. I am happy to say that it is finally finished. Ta-Dah! There was a little extra warp so I wove a tiny plaid sample at … Continue reading

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Suspense

Although I’m having great fun weaving on my Saori loom, I’m also anxious to finish this step so I can move on to sewing. You see, as soon as the end of the warp that came wound on the loom … Continue reading

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Introducing Erica

I’m anxious to start weaving on one of my Erica rigid heddle looms. At 25″ inches, Erica is the widest model in my collection. I wonder what it will be like to wield such a looong heddle. I’m almost done … Continue reading

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