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Dyer’s remorse

It was actually just moments after I finished the dyeing of those last warps and skeins that I decided I should have done it differently. I should have dyed some bouts only in coral and some only in turquoise.

Amazingly for me, I actually had an 8/2 tencel warp measured for dyeing, dyeing I […]

Back in the basement

I got that last warp, planned to become a circle shawl, woven, washed, and dried. Before I go any further I have to make a muslin, which I didn’t feel like doing at the moment. So plan the next piece for a jury photo.

Gee, I’d like it to be woven from yarn I’ve […]

More miscellanea

After the last post I realized I received one more photogenic Christmas gift.

Cool, isn’t it?!

And here are shots of those finished towels. Reminder, I used 8/4 cotton for both warp and weft, sett at 12 EPI.

8/4 all over huck, white weft

8/4 striped weft, all over huck

After […]

Bookmarks & brilliance

I was reminded just how much slower it is to use levers on a table loom than treadles on a floor loom while I wove these 22 bookmarks on my Missouri loom at the pop up shop.

I think they look rather like a fanciful turkey tail here.

After I finally finished […]

Brilliant or bad-early on

Here’s the ‘brilliant or bad idea’ piece early on in the weaving. I am loving it. However I know from experience that what I love on the loom isn’t always what I love once it comes off, is finished, and I can see the whole of it from a distance. In this particular case, […]