A friend asked me to weave her a custom alpaca scarf. As always, I’m happy to do so. She chose the colors to coordinate with a new jacket, and picked the specific pattern from some images I’d sent her.
The lime and forest yarns are an alpaca-silk blend from WEBS, the cream and black are [...]
Every year Meg over at Unravelling asks weavers to post photos of their looms on New Year’s Day. In all their glory — or not. No glamming things up for the shots. Here are my looms, now numbering four (gasp!) as is and where they sit.
First in my home and my heart, my [...]
After Fire in the Hills I decided I’d go back and weave some single color scarves, adding more handwoven lace to my stock. I like the lightness of lace, its symmetry, and the fact that it seems so complex when it’s complete. I like huck and I like Swedish lace, using them each to [...]
You may recall that back when I was watching my grandson for a week I brought the Missouri loom with me, with a rayon warp already wound on the back beam. Without thinking about it, I had warped it with enough length for four huck lace scarves. In solid black. Black is clearly [...]
No, not the new year is looming, but rather what my looms look like as the new year dawns. The idea of photographing your loom(s) on New Year’s Day has become an annual invitation by Meg over at Unravelling, and this is the 2nd year I’ve joined the fun. Without further ado…
Above, the Missouri [...]