When the loom hands you lemons…

…make zippered pencil pouches! I finished a weaving project with some Tencel blend yarn that I had been holding onto for a while. The colorway as it was woven looks beautiful, but I had some tension problems with this yarn on my loom. 😦 The scarf was not to be a scarf for long. I…

But It’s So Brown

This is just a weaving project update and not a full-blown article. Sorry, folks, just not feelin’ it right now. 😦 Casbah Scarf Wove an 8″ wide scarf with warp and weft in two different cashmere blend yarns: Warp (the yarn that runs lengthwise): Skein Himalaya (80% Merino, 20% Cashmere), DK weight. Colorway: Make Hay…

Elbow Therapy

Some may wonder why I decided to try my hand at weaving. About five months ago, after knitting a poncho that was particularly heavy, my elbow started hurting. I hadn’t been able to shake this intermittent pain so I considered something else to take up, related to fibery creation, to give my elbow a rest between knitting…

The Good, the (not so) Bad and the Ugly

I took up a new hobby . . . weaving! Last week, I purchased a 15″ Cricket Loom from the Woolery’s online store. It was on sale so I figured if I didn’t take to weaving, I would be able to sell it secondhand without losing too much of my investment. Well, I shouldn’t have been…