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Two Scarves in Scrumptious Supplementary Warp Weaving

What a joy it was to weave these two scarves in Supplementary Warp technique.    The idea for these came from seeing a similar piece on Pinterest, with a link back to the blog of “gangewifre-dot-blogspot-dot-com”, who, in turn, was … Continue reading

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The State of the Looms

As we slide into the new year my looms are full or on the way to becoming full. On the big loom, the Queen of my studio, I have a pale pink warp for some subtle Spring shawls.  The warp … Continue reading

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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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