There’s nothing like a commission from my kid! Paid in laundry folding, of course. It started with N asking if I could weave a ballerina. “Maybe… can you show me what pose you want the ballerina to be doing?” Well… I think I can do that! What followed was some sketching, and some discussion of … More Collaboration

Strodie is Naughtie

I finished knitting Strodie: the first draft of it, anyway. And I do mean Finished: the ends are woven in and it was blocked. But I’m not sure it’s Done. The Good: the fabric is fabulous. I have loved Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light for ages, and the Copper Corgi sock yarn was the perfect companion … More Strodie is Naughtie

Why Am I Weaving?

I have been gripped by weaver fever. I talked a little bit in last months round up about how I was graciously loaned a tapestry loom by a new friend. Not content to be limited to tapestry weaving, I watched this super helpful video from Ashford about getting started with rigid heddle weaving, and hacked … More Why Am I Weaving?