New, free weaving pattern to share: “Quarantine Coasters”

New, free weaving pattern to share: “Quarantine Coasters”

Weave a set of simple mug rugs using fabric scraps and my free PDF pattern and instructions.

Handwoven lace and lavender sachets

Handwoven lace and lavender sachets

The calendar seems to be set at warp speed this year (HAHA! Did you weavers get my little weaving pun?) and soon it will be February. St. Valentine's Day is just a couple of weeks away. I love to tuck these little handwoven lace sachets into my dresser drawers and into our sweater chest, where [...]

Repurposed beads stitch marker project

Repurposed beads stitch marker project

Hello, friends. I have been knitting for a very long time (my maternal grandmother put needles in my hands at age four), and I just love to knit for my family. My latest project is a cable knit vest for my husband. I find that having a generous supply of knitting stitch markers on hand [...]

A new pattern draft to share: Snappy Winter Wool Scarf

A new pattern draft to share: Snappy Winter Wool Scarf

Weavers love to make scarves, am I right? They can be as complicated or as unfussy as we like, are a great way to try out new yarns, and make nice gifts for ladies or gents. I'm sharing my new pattern design here for my Snappy Winter Wool Scarf: Snappy Winter Wool Scarf Materials... I [...]

Orange Peel Overshot Draft

Orange Peel Overshot Draft

Hello, friends. I have really enjoyed watching the "orange peel" overshot design take shape on the loom this week. A four shaft design, this pattern entails a lengthy pattern repeat and threading sequence. However, I've found that taking the pattern in increments and limiting distractions at the loom (true confession: trying to weave this pattern [...]