Category: Weaving

Post #3078: More on learning to weave

I anticipate a lot of weaving in my near future. Not only that, I anticipate a lot more methodical approaches, experiments and fine-tuning of my skills – because I think that I might actually be heading towards a solid base of knowledge at this… Continue Reading “Post #3078: More on learning to weave”

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Post #3072: The warping of Big-A

So! Eighteen months after purchasing the big, mysterious, countermarch loom (now nicknamed Big-A in contrast to my small loom Little-J) – I have a warp on and am weaving! I started sleying the reed before I went on holiday at the beginning of July,… Continue Reading “Post #3072: The warping of Big-A”

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Post #3053: Restoration, self and loom.

Is it ironic that I took a mental health day on mental health awareness day? Because that’s what I did yesterday – I took a day off work to deal with my anxiety, imposter syndrome, and the general antipathy that I am feeling towards… Continue Reading “Post #3053: Restoration, self and loom.”

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Post #3052: Recognizing the countermarch!

I have to confess something here and now: When I bought my floor loom last February I had no idea what I was buying. I mean, I thought I did, but really I didn’t. For months now, I have been circling this loom and… Continue Reading “Post #3052: Recognizing the countermarch!”

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Post #3049: Colour theory in weaving

This here (above) is my most recent project on the loom. A wool-silk scarf with multiple twill patterns, threaded at 24 ends per inch. I did not choose the colours or the draft, it is entirely a project straight from a book (Next Steps… Continue Reading “Post #3049: Colour theory in weaving”

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