Evaluation time

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I’ve been sampling for the first in a series of hangings

inefficiency

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We had a discussion among the PhD students in our department on Friday about time management. We were throwing around a few ideas about what we wanted to include in our annual research get-away in June: speakers we would like … Read More

promising start

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More promising than I expected, in fact. I got myself into a ridiculous pickle over my deflected double weave (DDW) tie-up. I had planned to weave it on the Delta using a skeleton tie-up so that I could mix and … Read More

blue gold sampling

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The gnashing of teeth and tearing of hair are well underway now. I have finally started on sampling for a set of hangings based on the robes of these stained-glass saints. I got the yarns out the best part of … Read More

the perfect weft

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I have become completely addicted to this 30/2 Nm silk. The colour is called “gunmetal” and it goes with everything. I used it in the previous crinkly scarf and then again in this — another — crinkly scarf. The first … Read More

picking up on the sample thing

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I have just been reading Laura Fry’s recent posts on sampling and I want to add my “Hear, hear!” so there it is. As you may have realised, my own problem with sampling is forcing myself to stop… Thinking about … Read More

back-to-work blues

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The fact that I have been back from my holidays for over three weeks ought to mean that I have settled down into a proper routine by now, but I still seem to be operating on less than half-a-brain. I … Read More

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