messenger bag reprise
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I mentioned not long ago that I have been commissioned to reproduce last year’s P2P2 messenger bag and that I was going to make a few changes. Most importantly, I wound a shorter, wider warp so that I wouldn’t have … Read More

on the go
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A new Events page and a lot of yarn play.

Pics to Picks
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In summer 2011 I took part in this weaving design challenge organised by New Zealand weaver Meg Nakagawa. Here I reveal the work I was inspired to create.

a bit of plain weave
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I thought I might incorporate the triangle fabric into a bag, so I’ve started on a warp-faced plain weave strap to go with it. The honeycomb is going well, and this is the last picture I’m going to show you … Read More

ready to wind
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I’ve put off planning my official P2P2 warp (as opposed to the unofficial triangles) because I needed to use my laptop to work out and record the details, and sometimes I just don’t want to go near it. If I … Read More

P2P2 update
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I had quite forgotten that I haven’t posted any pictures of my 12-shaft honeycomb sample. It certainly has a waffly look about it. However, I don’t like it as much as the 8-shaft version. The cells are nice and deep, … Read More

that’s better
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Hooray for getting to test the effect of sunshine on mood — it definitely worked today! I went off to work in the university library, not because I needed access to any books, but because I wanted the 15 minute … Read More

of floats
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My P2P2 sample warp looks a bit like a riot on the banks of the Ganges, but there is method in’t I promise. I’m trying a whole assortment of stripes so that I can see what happens when floats of … Read More

least liked, most looked at
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So I have been busy with my looking and an idea has begun to take shape. The picture I instinctively liked the least was this one, of the people bathing in the Ganges at the Varanasi ghats. Why don’t I … 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