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New! 2/16 Organic Cotton

I’ve just brought in some 2/16 Venne organic cotton, I nice complement to their 2/8 organic cotton line.  I’ve just brought in a few colours to start and I can’t wait to try it out.  Stay posted for a review … Continue reading

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315-4

315-4 refers to the threading and the threading for the towels below, it comes from A Weaver’s Book of 8-Shaft Patterns. I have seen a few pictures of this draft woven as tea towels and scarves on various blogs and … Continue reading

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More 2/8 Organic Cotton

More 2/8 organic cotton has been added to the shop:   Be sure to check out all the colours we have in stock at:  http://www.justknitting.ca/louet-organic-cotton/ Happy weaving, Kelly

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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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More Scarves

Apparently I was not quite done weaving the crackle scarves, or sampling the orlec, and put on another warp for another two scarves. This time I chose to do both in the same colour, but two different lengths (on purpose … Continue reading

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How Long is Too Long?

When planning the warp for the snakeskin scarf from my previous post, I decided to put enough on for a second scarf.  The draft from the magazine was for one scarf.  Easy enough, double everything and add a little for … Continue reading

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Snakeskin Scarf

On the cover of the current issue of Handwoven (May/June 2015) is a scarf woven in a structure known as crackle weave (I believe), but it can also look like or resemble a snakeskin or other reptilian creature (not to … Continue reading

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