Tag Archive: handweaving

A Weaver’s Counting Rhyme

These towels are based on a draft from Malin Selander’s Swedish Handweaving, which has a lovely cover that looks like a handwoven inlay. I love this book, but since it was issued in… Continue reading

The Cloth Antiquary

What do you do when there’s no Wikipedia page? In my last three posts, I have given you some small samples from the 1936 book, The Romance of French Weaving.  There are so… Continue reading

Yarn Trunk: Down 1 Cone – Towel Drawer: Up 5 Towels

I mistakenly thought that this batch of towels would quickly clean up my yarn stash. It’s a two-shuttle weave, and the pattern thread has some long floats, so I thought that would require… Continue reading

Sneak Peeks

It’s been exactly a year since I wove some monk’s belt towels.  That batch did not use up my yarn stash as much as I hoped.  I still have just odds and ends… Continue reading

We Interrupt Spring Cleaning…

As I have mentioned before, after our daughters grew up and moved out, my husband and I downsized from our typical suburban home, into a cottage that his family had built on their… Continue reading

Check on Stripes

I’ve had these yarns for probably twenty years.  I must have woven up all the pretty colors, and somehow all I have left are cottons and linens in the basic primary colors –… Continue reading

Colorious Weaving

These are some of my weaving samples from over the last 30 years. I have always been more of a Textile Experimenter (Experimentalist?  Experimentician?) than a Textile Expert.  Magazine articles and workshops constantly introduced… Continue reading