I’m in love

I know, I know, I usually love whatever just came off the loom, but this time I think it’s a long-lasting love, not just a passing crush.

In the last post you saw my work hand painting two bouts of yarn – a terra cotta and an intended teal that was actually turquoise. Neither […]

Black and white and more

I’ve completed four pieces so far this month: three scarves and a shawl.

You saw the beginning of the new-to-me-Tara-Oftenorth weaving draft here. I wove off all three scarves, fringed, and wet finished them.

My favorite is still the first one, with the marine silk weft.

Although it works fine in closeup, I’m still […]

A good beginning

Although all of my looms (2 floor looms, 1 table loom, 1 rigid heddle loom, 1 inkle loom) were naked on New Year’s Day, I’m off to a good start on my weaving goal for 2018. The afternoon of 1/1 I measured out a warp of Pansy 20/2 silk for that great draft I showed […]

An even dozen

I was pretty certain I wouldn’t hit my goal of 6-7 finished pieces for November, and I ended up with an even dozen. Here’s how.

In an earlier post I showed you the 2 cream shawls I wove from cotton and vintage synthetic, and 2 piano scarves still on the loom. That’s 4. As soon […]

November work

I don’t know how so much time goes by between my posts.

Wait, yes I do. I’m busy weaving, volunteering, babysitting, dancing, playing fetch with Jack, and making Christmas presents. But who isn’t busy? And when was I not busy? I’d like to promise I’ll do better in the future, but I learned a hundred […]