Fishy Scarf

I finished the light blue-medium blue shadow weave scarf, and I’m about as happy with it as I expected to be. Which isn’t much.

As you can see from the photo, the light and angle has to be just right to see the pattern at all. All that work for so little benefit.

BUT, […]

Shadow Weave Rayon Scarf

I’ve been wanting to try a shadow weave for some time. They always attract me in pictures. (In a shadow weave, you alternate two colors of threads in both warp and weft.)

So when I had some down time yesterday, I spent WAY more time than I thought reasonable to plan this shadow weave draft […]

Semi-Successful Supplementary Warp Beam

I don’t know why I always want to do something hard. Isn’t easy good enough?

Apparently not.

I had woven two of these beautiful hand painted rayon chenille scarves (top and right). They’re lovely, with the warp being a colorway Tammy calls Visionary – a blend of purples and dark green. I used a […]

Ms & Ws Rayon Scarves

After making a mess of the warp, I figured I should show you the good news…the story of a happy warp.

It started with several cones of a lovely, shimmery lightweight rayon yarn. Orange, gold, light green, and dark green, then back down to orange again. (I used up one of the orange cones, so […]

Make A Mess, Clean It Up

In my experience, a weaver is nothing if not a problem solver. That’s all well and good when I’m learning how to do some new pattern or technique; it’s quite another thing all together when the problem was caused by my own goofiness. That’s what happened today. (Sorry to my non-weaver readers; I use lots […]