Clove hitch knot tutorial with video

Clove hitch knot tutorial with video

The clove hitch knot is not just for Boy Scouts and rock climbers. This knot is very useful for weavers. There are many illustrations that show one how to tie this knot; some can be found online and there are many guidebooks about knot tying. YouTube has several good videos describing the uses for this [...]

Rainbows and Unicorns

Rainbows and Unicorns

Reflections on a Scotland holiday and subsequent weavings. Coming up: see my work at "Farm Fare" at Stonewall Farm, Keene, NH, Nov. 18-19, 2022.

November weaving (and a bit of knitting)

November weaving (and a bit of knitting)

What's on the loom for November, stranded knitting, and other fiber-related chatter.

Rethinking shows on the road

Rethinking shows on the road

Happy November. It has been a very busy Fall. I scheduled a number of art shows this year, many of which were out of state and involved significant travel. Some of my events were at new venues, such as The American Craftsmen Show in Ridgefield, CT, and some took place closer to home. I've come [...]

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 [...]

Home selling preparations. Staging the loom room.

Hello, friends. My husband and I are knee-deep in preparations to sell our home. While everyone faces the same challenges of making sure living spaces are de-cluttered and tidy and prospective-buyer ready, I have found it especially puzzling to "stage" my weaving studio. I need to keep weaving while our home is on the market, [...]