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Playing with Crackle

On the loom is a 4 harness crackle weave scarf. Crackle weave is a tied weave, where a tabby shot follows a pattern shot. For the tabby I’m using a metallic covered thread to add some sparkle. 187 more words


Fiber Arts: Handyperson needed

Let’s knit and weave for a living. Oh sure, doesn’t it sound like fun?  Shelves filled with cones of yarn in a rainbow of colors.  A cozy chair and someone else’s knitting project in a luxury yarn you wouldn’t maybe afford for yourself. 362 more words

Heron Pond

Getting ready for Art in the Pen

On the 15th and 16th of August, Skipton cattle market will be turned over to 150 + selected artists who will each transform their cattle pen into a pop-up gallery. 824 more words

At My Folks House

So my father had a heart attack and I am now in North Carolina taking my stint as home health care for my folks. My father calls me the General but as my other sister is coming back this evening, he thinks he is going to have a Brigadier General and a Major General to now deal with. 236 more words



The warp is long enough for two 72″ scarves, so this is about halfway through the first.

Very pleased with the 1-3 twill, it makes each side of the fabric very distinctive. 34 more words


Waffle Weave Towels on my Rigid Heddle Loom

I love weaving on my Rigid Heddle Loom and I love making towels!

Stripes, plaid, checkered and now waffle weave!

You can’t imagine how excited I was when I realized that waffle weave can be achieved on a 2 shaft loom, using plain weave and just one pick-up stick. 195 more words


Jen reblogged this on WoolyKnits and commented:

A few of you know that I do some weaving as well as knitting. I have been looking for waffle instructions for a single heddle loom. I found the clear and concise description (below) of how to make it work on my Rigid Heddle. I can't wait to try it! I have warped some leftover wool to try to get the rhythm of the pattern before I warp on the towel thread.  Here goes!image