Tag Archives: Handweaving

A Nice Wool Vest

Well, it has been a while since I made any clothing, or really done any real sewing.  This vest was inspired by the Peace Arch Weavers Guild 50th Anniversary celebration.  To celebrate we decided to have a fashion show.   … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Weaving | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

A Diversified Way of Reducing Stash

One of my goals this year is to reduce my inventory of handspun yarns.  Really, my super stash exceeds its dedicated cupboard space. And I’m not sure buying more shelving is the way to go. Luckily, my need to reduce … Continue reading

Posted in Spinning, Weaving | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Swedish Lace Towels Draft and Instructions

For those of you who asked, I am including here the full draft and instructions for weaving the Swedish Lace Towels. I wanted to use traditional Swedish Lace to the fullest on four shafts, so I worked out a profile … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Weaving | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

January – A Time for Swedish Lace

Yes, I know it’s late, but here we go anyway.  For January, I decided to make some towels in Swedish Lace.  I worked up a simple two block profile draft and then used traditional Swedish Lace threading to make the … Continue reading

Posted in Weaving, Weaving Guilds | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

September Towel – Turned Monk’s Belt

With Turned Monk’s Belt both the background and the pattern threads are contained in the warp and this weave thus requires only one shuttle to weave the weft.  The pattern will appear as vertical stripes in the finished towels. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Weaving | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

August Towels Completed at Last

August was a month of travelling as well as hot, hot, dry days with severe watering restrictions that destroyed my lawn and garden.  Then the last three days brought in a strong and windy storm that knocked over trees with … Continue reading

Posted in Weaving | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

August Towels

The towels for August are based on Huck Lace.  Using a design layout similar to the towels for June, this gives me a great opportunity to investigate the differences between Atwater Bronson Lace and Huck Lace.  And I will also … Continue reading

Posted in Weaving | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments