April and May are generally good months for wind. The weather is changing and with it comes, at the very least, breezes. It’s often time to take your kite to an open field, or go in your backyard with a pinwheel.
With that in mind (okay, not really, but it makes for good text) I [...]
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 [...]
I don’t recall ‘naming’ a series of scarves before, but this warp of four called its name out to me repeatedly: Fire in the Hills.
The Tencel warp only 3 colors: spice, curry, & gold. In between the solid colors I’ve tried the every-other-thread blending technique. I wasn’t sure I was crazy about it until [...]
After those Tencel silver warped twill scarves I wanted to work with that silver gray yarn some more. I thought it would be perfect for that classic drall weaving pattern.
I loved the silver & gold twill and thought seeing equal amounts of the two colors would be great.
In real life…not so much. There’s not [...]
When I was a Girl Scout we learned lots of songs. I remember tons of them. Some were beautifully simple songs that were great sung in rounds. One of them is Make new friends but keep the old, one is silver and the other gold. Total lyrics of the song. (Actually, [...]