Category Archives: Weaving

Plans

I have a plan for this soft and quite delicious yarn. Happy anniversary to me 

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Knitting

I have been knitting some scarves, just to reacquaint myself with the machine. I rediscovered knitting on the bias – it’s wonderful when you do it on purpose. See the shaped edges on the ends of the scarves, no shaping … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Bliss

I am back to having three spinning wheels, the beautiful Bliss went to a new home. Not because I didn’t like it, l loved it, but..I ran out of space and had to keep moving it to reach stuff. It … Continue reading

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My first hand spun, hand woven

I didn’t spin the warp myself but I did spin the weft and I am doing a little happy dance.

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Weaving with my own hand spun yarn. 

Happiness isn’t difficult to find, I love my little loom.  I am excited to be weaving using my own hand spun yarn, with a few purchased addititions. Warped , I had to do some counting to work out where to … Continue reading

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I wove something

It is exciting – my first woven piece off the sample it loom. I used four strands of fine cotton for the warp and various bits of Rowan yarn from my stash for the weft threads.  I learnt loads, quite … Continue reading

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Quest

In my quest for a hobby which I can do without over using my thumbs, I listened to my friend Julie. Julie recommended weaving but I found my 24″ rigid heddle loom a bit daunting so I purchased a 10″ … Continue reading

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New Weaving

when I saw the bargain on Ravelry, I couldn’t resist. C picked it up on Tuesday and E brought it with him on Wednesday. It comes in its own bag 🙂 I am so proud that I managed to warp … Continue reading

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Weaving along

a few months ago one of my friends put her big tapestry loom for sale. I looked and told myself not to be greedy. Fast forward a few weeks and I went to ‘Textiles in Focus’ and wandered over to … Continue reading

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