Sigh and sigh again

The yarn for my next 2 warps of baby wraps should arrive on Monday. Meanwhile I got my counterbalance loom ready for some Christmas presents. Measured 430 threads, threaded the heddles and reed, tied onto the front apron, and wove a few pics to test the threading. I didn’t see any, so I proceeded.

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Playing with pockets

When I do a show, it’s important (to me, at least) that I have something small, something that doesn’t cost a lot and that people can pick up at the checkout stand. My bookmarks are a must-have for that purpose. I’ve made mug rugs before and may make some again, but the ones I’ve […]

I’d forgotten

It’s been so long since I’ve woven lace, I’d forgotten just how much I like this weaving. Especially as scarves — they thread quickly, treadle easily, and the weaving just goes so fast! Plus I’m back on my sweet little counterbalance loom.

I used a variegated cotton warp and solid-colored rayon wefts, 2 in […]

Out of my hands

Sometimes decisions are taken out of our hands. It’s just the way life is.

As planned, I finished weaving ML’s wrap today. Went to the shipment of Egyptian cotton I’d received for EL’s wrap and wound a bobbin. Then I started winding a second bobbin, when I finally paid attention to what my hands […]

New Year Looms, 2015

Every year Meg suggests that weavers post photos of their looms as they sit on New Year’s Day. I’ve played this little game for a few years now. Unlike Meg, who took some really cool, artsy-type shots of her looms this year, mine pix are very straightforward.

From smallest to largest:

My LeClerc rigid […]