Today was a productive day. That always makes me feel good. I got about 50″ woven on FB’s wrap. After the goof with the choke ties and the ensuing beaming difficulty, it was a pleasure to see that the warp is working well.

And now that I had that light bulb go off in [...]

Back to Babies

After some delays, I’ve finally been able to get back to weaving my custom baby wraps. As always, I started by winding the bouts on my warping mill. HR, the warp designer, created a beautiful flow, using 10 colors — more than any of my moms to date. With gradients between each, there are only [...]

More Towels

My order of yarn for the baby wraps was scheduled to arrive on Tuesday, but there was a problem and it didn’t come. I knew the box wouldn’t be in my hands until late in the afternoon on Wednesday, so decided I’d put a towel warp on the loom while I was waiting. I [...]

Feeling Good

I’ve been making good progress indoors and out without making myself crazy.

I finished the warp of three silk ‘huck checkerboard’ scarves, one of which was a special order. The one with the natural weft, which I was hoping would show off the checkerboard pattern of the design, was a bit disappointing to me. [...]

Breaking the Rules

Sometimes I rebel against rules like a teenager, sometimes I find it hard to break them. I figure it’s my Gemini nature.

Earlier this month I set my goal (aka rule) to do two buckets a day of work in my garden. Although there were a few days when the rain prevented it, there [...]