A family tartan weaving, new kitchen towels, and Autumn-related chatter.
Hello, friends. I continue to reside in South Carolina with my parents, where I have been since March 9, lending assistance to my parents who are navigating a serious health matter. In between grocery store runs, doctor appointments, and vigorous handwashing, I have been working on a rigid heddle loom. My most recently woven pieces [...]
Hello, friends. My new "Not Quite Plaid" handwoven wool shawl is all finished! I began working on it last week: This is woven in Harrisville Designs "Shetland" yarns. I used three colors: Silver Mist, Charcoal, and Aubergine. It has fringe on the ends and is just the right thing to take the edge off an [...]
Confession: after a summer and early fall of weaving a lot of kitchen towels (my most popular item at fine craft shows and for custom requests) I began to suffer from dishtowel fatigue. My husband, in his infinite wisdom, suggested that I mix things up a bit and design and weave something new and different. [...]
Yes, I love weaving with bamboo! I first started working with it this past summer almost by accident. I was working with my sales rep from one of my suppliers discussing a couple of items that were on long-term backorder and on a whim I switched my yarn selections from the backordered 3/2 mercerized cotton [...]