Snow days

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Snow white outdoors, rainbow dyepots indoors.

Coastline

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Coastline scarves have been pressed, packed and sent off to Tea Green.

yarnfall!

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Yarnfall (noun): a windfall of yarn.

wrong again

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I am almost always wrong about weft. So I guess it’s a good thing that I like sampling, isn’t it? The pale grey-green silk I mentioned is OK, but the lilac which I didn’t mention but tried anyway — well, … Read More

huck lace draft

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The creative redhead who blogs at Handcrafted with Altitude asks whether I will share the draft I used for the crinkly merino/silk scarf in huck lace. The answer is yes, certainly. I planned a threading on eight shafts — and … Read More

nicely crinkly

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Here is the merino-silk combination straight off the loom and looking rather stunned, as they often do. I treated it the same way as the sample. First I washed it ever so gently in the sink, using Ecover’s “Delicate” as … Read More

new toys!

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Well, new books. Books are Serious so really shouldn’t be denoted toys no matter how many you have, right? I have just had the pleasure of adding these to my LibraryThing collection: That’s volume 2 of Peggy Osterkamp’s New Guide … Read More