Bobbly yarns

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A textured warp requires some improvisation at the loom

elements of chaos

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I have no idea what to call this post, or even what to put in it. I am so overwhelmed by things I need to do and things I needed to have done ages ago, that I am positively dizzy … Read More

dreich days

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The weather has been doing a wonderful job of keeping itself in harmony with the general mood around here. This “summer” has been turning into quite the season of grey days and bad news. I am not sure that one … Read More

lava flow in progress

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Back from future plans to current project… and the lava flow is taking shape on the loom. I did some sampling with the silk/stainless steel yarn, and with some ordinary silk, and with them both together (well, you know how … Read More

brain ache

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It’s not a bright idea to try and get to grips with a new weave structure on a Sunday night. It is especially not a good idea to beat yourself over the head with a weaving book for an hour … Read More

world atlas

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My atlas is a bit out of date. For instance, should one wish to look at a map of Kyrgyzstan*, one finds that Kyrgyzstan isn’t there — just the Kyrgyz SSR. And apparently it isn’t necessary to mark the boundaries … Read More