Tag: Weaving

Post #3199: Loom Tales

I bought a new loom this month. You can see her above – she’s a Berga Savonia countermarch, made by a Finnish company called Varpapuu. From what I can tell, the company went out of business long before the Internet existed (instructions kicking around… Continue Reading “Post #3199: Loom Tales”

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Post #3183: Snowy days

We are getting our annual three days of snow here on Gabriola Island, and since I know it will be mostly gone by the weekend I can say – sure is pretty. (If it were to go on any longer, I would become irritated… Continue Reading “Post #3183: Snowy days”

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Post #3180: Better weaving

Up until this last week I had convinced myself that I was no longer interested in weaving. I warped my big loom with a blanket near the end of the summer, but the loom wasn’t really co-operating (I still use that loom sans brake… Continue Reading “Post #3180: Better weaving”

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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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