Wednesday, December 26, 2012
officially addicted to weaving ...
I knew it would happen ;)
This is my first bit of 'proper' weaving after finishing my first little sampler - I'm pleased with it, but really need practice with my beating technique ;)
For the last day or two I have been working on a herringbone pattern using a black warp, and a gorgeous Scottish purple wool with turquoise flecks. It's a bit scratchy against the skin, but I figure if it's a cowl it should be worn over a jumper or coat ;)
The tension is *so* much better, and my edges are pretty straight! I'm just trying to figure out the dimensions to make cowls - one version will be just one wrap, and the other will be longer and wrap around the neck twice.
With enough practice, I will have these available for sale in my shop - cross fingers!
OK, time to put another warp on - there's some gorgeous red wool that is just crying out to be woven ;)