Category Archives: weaving

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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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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Doubleweave or double trouble?

This term’s weaving project is Doubleweave.  So, having been temporarily diverted by weaving Christmas decorations, I’ve finally got going with my sample. How is it going?   Mmmm… Having dabbled with doubleweave in the past, I haven’t been particularly inspired … Continue reading

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