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I Give Up

I decided to revisit the overshot runner project with the 2/16 mercerized cotton warp.  But instead of trying to continue on the existing warp, I decided to make a new warp and put it on another loom.  I made a … Continue reading

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Overshot Runner Part 3: Sloooooooow Progress

I have finally reached the end of the first runner for this warp, or maybe the end of the last, depending on how I feel. This has been the warp from hell for me.  The spools themselves had knots, but … Continue reading

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Overshot Runner Part 2: Weaving

After a couple of hiccups (threading error), I have finally started weaving the runner. I have chosen a natural colour for the warp and tabby weft, and a navy for the pattern weft.  I thought this strong colour contrast would help in … Continue reading

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