Category Archives: Weaving

Bringing Ol’ Bessie Home

Took a road trip the other day up near Gig Harbor, Washington, two and a half hours away. It was a great day out. The sun was shining and the water of rivers and streams was smooth like glass every … Continue reading

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To Inkle And Beyond

I not only do ‘a little cloth’ but also weave.  Lately,  I have been changing as a weaver.  Attracted to more primitive types of weaving.  Less fancy loom driven.  Last year I purchased a new Le Clerc Compact 4-shaft loom, … Continue reading

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Bumfuzzled By Fringe

Well, ‘Houndstooth & Merlot’ is off the loom. Don’t want a standard fringe, just tying knots. I want to twist fringe but can not do it successfully, even after watching how-to videos. Going to order one of those fringe twister … Continue reading

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A Girl Named Inga

Once in a while you hear of a situation where parents don’t name their baby right after it’s born, and the poor kid goes around being called ‘boy’ or ‘child’ so long that eventually, when it’s finally given a name, … Continue reading

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Houndstooth and Merlot

Got the houndstooth warped up. I’m told the little patterns should appear the same size when looking at them from any direction. I am now attempting to beat the weft into submission, but it’s slow going. Sticky yarn. Too much … Continue reading

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Like Looking Through Gauze

Snow is melting off. Cars can get in and out of the driveway now. We can see the lawn. Maybe it was just the last hurrah of Winter, getting in the final word. I hope so. Today feels like looking … Continue reading

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Hunkered Down

It doesn’t snow a lot very often here. Not often enough to get used to it. Snowed & iced in four days now. Want to work on something, but the weather affects how my body works. Feeling old and creaky. … Continue reading

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