Spring warping

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So I have conquered the marking mountain and am enjoying the fresh air and clear view from the summit! It also helps that the studio is fresh and tidy for a taster day tomorrow: I do appreciate these moments of NVL (No Visible Lint), although they pass all too quickly.

Feeling suddenly all energetic and spring-like, I managed to make a very small start on warping up the Delta. I want to try some more variations on the patchwork draft, but using the yarns I dyed at Kate’s and mixing them up with a few others to catch the colours of our trip to Sutherland.

Sutherland colours

So there has been much cranking of handles, to turn the skeins into spools…

blue yarn on swift

…and the spools into warp bouts.

blue green warp

Small steps, but I’m pleased to have made a beginning.

Spring warping” was posted by Cally on 27 March 2015 at http://callybooker.co.uk

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4 Responses

  1. Barbara Scott
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    The colours you extracted are a wonderful spring tonic for someone who is still see snowflakes go by the window!

  2. Sandra Rude
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    Yes, beautiful beachy colors! The photo almost looks like the Caribbean, with that turquoise in the shallow parts. The cloth will be gorgeous, too.

  3. Donna
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    Love the colors!

  4. neki rivera
    | Reply

    sea breeze colorsā™„

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