Tag Archives: scarves

Experiment in Linen

I wanted to try working with linen again.  The last time I wove with linen threads was at least ten years ago, and while I ended up with some pretty nice tea towels. I remember many people saying linen was … Continue reading

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Camel and Silk

I was first struck by the “feel” of this fibre – an amazingly soft and lustrous fibre of 50% camel and 50% silk, purchased from West Coast Colour and Carding at Fibres West.  Lynne has a fabulous way of dyeing … Continue reading

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Uncomplicated

After weaving several projects that involved complicated processes and multiple shuttles, it was a delight to weave something completely uncomplicated.  These two scarves practically flowed from the loom.  The draft is adapted from Daryl Lancaster’s scarves in the article “Using … Continue reading

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Handspun, Handwoven

Here are my latest weaving efforts.  I started with 100 gms of a wonderful soft braid of fibre from Sweet Georgia.  The blend was 50% merino, 25% bamboo viscose, and 25% tussah silk in a colour called tavern.  The colours … Continue reading

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