The Wensleydale fleeces I sent to the mill to be spun into yarn are now back. The yarns are so beautifully spun and have a nice sheen to them. The colors are natural white and black/silver. The natural white yarn is available in fingering 2 ply and aran 3 ply. … Read More
I finally finished up the warp that was on the Saori loom. I had decided I was going to use my AVL Warping Wheel to wind the next one. The Warping Wheel is primarily used for sectional warping, but there is an optional cross maker attachment which is used to … Read More
I bought an Ashford Sample It rigid heddle loom from the Woolery to use for small projects and samples. I also thought it would be nice to have a small loom to take with me on trips. I love this loom! It is small enough to fit on my lap … Read More
I have two weaving projects going right now. One is a very simple warp of 4 harness dish towels. I wanted something quick to weave. I found a simple draft in one of my Weaver’s Craft magazines. The other weaving project I am working on is a multishaft twill sample … Read More
I am posting some photos of the most recent project to come off the Saori loom. I wove 3 identical scarves on this one warp. The warp is commercial yarn. The weft is a mix of handspun and commercial yarn along with some tailspun Wensleydale locks.
I wound two warps which are exactly the same. Each warp is long enough for 3 72″ scarves. I put one warp the Saori loom for my son to weave and the other warp was put on my Baby Wolf for me. Both will be woven in a Saori style. … Read More
Keeping track of a long treadle sequence can be a challenge sometimes, especially if you have to stop in the middle. Once I stop in the middle of a sequence, I usually forget where I left off. I saw someone else suggest using beads to keep track of treadling, so … Read More
Finally making progress on those waffle weave towels…
Finally done treading for waffle weave towels…
How to weave a simple scarf on a rigid heddle loom.