Thursday, September 1, 2011

Present Day Weaving

Now that I've gotten you all caught up on the past few months, I can finally reveal what's on my loom now. 

Once again I have broken weaving rules by warping my loom with lace weight yarn, but this time I held it double (can you say "hold yarn double" when talking about weaving?  Hmmm... who knows).

The yarn is Cascade Alpaca Lace yarn in Amethyst Heather and a touch of Garnet.  It's moving right along and I hope to get a new project on the loom soon.

And for those of you wondering where all the knitting content is, I promise to have more of that for you soon, too!


  1. Yesterday's post about your new loom and Noro was inspirational. Today is my birthday and I requested a loom and lessons thanks to you! Loom already ordered and class already scheduled....thanks!

  2. Your weaving looks so neat, the colours are gorgeous too.

  3. Meylinda -
    I just have to jump in here and tell you how very very much I have enjoyed your posts on your weaving. I am SO impressed by your projects and can't believe you are a relative beginner. I received an Ashford Knitter's Loom two Christmases ago, and have only done 2 pitiful projects: a very wonky scarf and a small discloth. I am just not "getting" how to do this comfortably or correctly. I think I would benefit greatly from a class, but there are none to be had in my area. And I've not found any online videos that have helped me yet. Would you mind sharing with us what you found helpful to your learning process? Warping the loom, of course, is the biggie. Although my loom came with a nicely illustrated how-to, I just find it lacking in some of the finer points or questions that I have.
    Thank you so much for sharing! I wish I could borrow you for an hour to see how you do what you do! Your scarves are just gorgeous, and I particularly loved the Noro one.
    I'm such an avid knitter, and I guess I really thought I could just easily "take" to weaving, but I haven't found it to be the case at all. You are inspiring me to take it up and try again!

  4. I'm so glad somebody else is bitten by the weaving bug!!!!

  5. Helle K. Berry aka GracieBSeptember 3, 2011 at 4:30 PM

    I have been weaving for years and love the look and feel of the results. I still wear the first scarves I wove, including some things I wore while pregnant with the child shortly to be 25!
    Crazily, one of my favorite things to knit are dishtowels and it is the one thing my mother, now 86, requests!
    Enjoy your love of fiber and keep writing as you are an inspiration to many!

  6. Oh my goodness, your woven scarves are GORGEOUS! I love the first ones you did and my mouth literally dropped open when I saw the Noro project. Holy smokes. What a wonderful gift from Elise! :) And what a cutie she is, too. Mobility scares me a little bit, I'm not gonna lie. But they look so adorable toddling around!

  7. this is gorgeous. i would love to try weaving someday