Towels & tootsies

I got 8 towels woven. Natural (unbleached & undyed) cotton threaded in point twill, 4 different tie ups, 2 of each weave pattern.

First I wove what I call a flower pattern. Wasn’t my favorite in real life, nor did I like dark that yarn – which was very cool on the cone – as […]

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 […]

Met my goal, plus

With my goal of 6-7 finished scarves or shawls per month, I’ve just met that for October. It’s possible that I’ll get 3 more done, but they may end up not getting finished until November.

In my last post I showed you 3 warps I’d hand painted. The first to go on the loom […]

Bumming around with bumberet

I am just really in love with the bumberet multi-colored towels. I only have 1 left in the blues and greens of the first batch, and 5 of the orange and red ones. I had hoped to get more blue ones done for my show this weekend, but life has intervened so that won’t happen. […]

Back to Bumberet

Two weeks. Where does the time go? I’ve been busy, but apparently haven’t blogged. I took advantage of our early spring weather and shovelled 10 buckets of free leaf mulch for my garden, and bought bags of composted manure from the local Agway. Planted early lettuce blend, sugar snap peas, and carrots. Then planted […]