Author Archives: JennyM

Sampling again

One of my favourite scarves is rather fragile – it’s viscose and very finely “woven”. I don’t think I could reproduce it if I wanted to but I’d like to use it as inspiration.   I’ve just finished a sample on the … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Inkle weaving

The publication of Anne Dixon’s ‘The Weaver’s Inkle Pattern Directory’ last year coincided with the task of weaving Christmas decorations.  As a result, quite a few of us at weaving class have been discovering (or rediscovering) the delights of Inkle weaving. We’ve been producing braids, bag … Continue reading

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Glutton for punishment: part 2

It’s taken a thoroughly miserable day weather-wise to catch up with my posts. I’m pleased to report that I did finally finish the doubleweave overshot runner.  Here’s one side… and here’s the other: It wasn’t the most exciting piece to … Continue reading

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Glutton for punishment: part 1

I must be a glutton for punishment as I’ve put another doubleweave project on the loom! This time I’m weaving a doubleweave overshot runner using the ‘Sun, Moon and Stars’ pattern in Marguerite Davison’s ‘Handweavers Pattern Book.’ This pattern has … Continue reading

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New year – new term – new projects

There’s been a slight pause in posting but I haven’t been too idle. I finally completed the doubleweave sample described back in November. It was definitely a labour of love. On many occasions, I wondered why I’d made quite such a … Continue reading

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New hat, new pattern

I’ve enjoyed knitting this hat – it’s a Christmas present for my other half. The pattern is a standard k2p2 rib then ‘Ringwood’, of which there seem to be several versions!  I’ve knitted: rounds 1 and 2 knit, round 3 … Continue reading

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My weaving companion

Oh heavens… Two minutes after opening the door to my “loom room”, Tilly follows me in and makes herself comfortable! I was doing a bit of doubleweave experimentation in preparation for class tomorrow – the sample is on the table … Continue reading

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