My apologies for the lack of posting in the last few weeks. I have been beavering away behind the scenes on the Complex Weavers website, working through a load of electronic marking, and doing much online teaching – as both tutor and tutee, since we are being prepared for a change to a new online platform. So, adding it all together, it comes to a heck of a lot of screen time and I’m afraid I reach my limit long before I can get to the blog. On top of that, the things I have recently started weaving are things I can’t share with you right now anyway…
But I can show you what’s on the marudai.
It’s a mix of cotton and silk in tones inspired by our train journey through the Rockies last summer. There’s quite a bit of dark green in there, although apparently it doesn’t show when photographed at night in a room full of dud lightbulbs. That’s a surprise.
This is a simple enough braid, but it is one I find hard to correct if I go wrong. All the more reason to practice – and to take copious photos at different stages, even in atrocious light.
And I am sure you will enjoy this plateful of cakes, if not quite as much as S and I did. We took a day off over the May Day weekend to go and visit North Fife Open Studios, and lo! The people of Collessie were serving wondrous teas in the village hall.
As well as the tea we bought two prints, which was quite an extravagance. It’s lucky that someone had a significant birthday.