You make one mistake and it leads to more problems than you thought.
Back when I was weaving the sample wrap, I used one extra safety pin/marker, weaving 20″ more than I wanted to. When I finally figured out what I’d done, my first thought was that I wouldn’t have enough warp left to weave Meghan’s [...]
As planned, I’m weaving a full size wrap, using Meghan’s colors with a cream weft. When it’s done I’ll cut it off the loom, hem and wet finish it, and send it to Meghan for her and two other moms to test out. They’ll each use it for a week, write down their comments, [...]
It took FOREVER to beam the warp for Meghan’s baby wrap. Honestly, although I said I was going to keep track of the time spent, I stopped doing so after 3 1/2 hours when I felt very far from the end of the beaming process. I kept being interrupted – by phone calls, by [...]
The fuchsia yarn arrived and I can get started on the baby wraps – finally!
Last night I measured two bouts on the new-to-me warping mill. First came the darkest color – dark mauve.
The warping mill is much quicker than measuring on the warping board, but it still wasn’t quick. This first bout of 196 [...]
…Baby wraps, that is.
I mentioned that my insert eye heddles arrived. In a big bundle of 200.
For non-weavers, each thread in a warp goes through the eye of a heddle. That heddle is on a harness, which is what gets raised or lowered to make a weaving pattern. Here’s a closeup of those [...]