another excursion with Moorman

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Two warps makes twice the fun. Or twice the pain.

the question of pins

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To pin or not to pin. Or to pin and then lace, or not lace. Indecision runs amok.

Theo Moorman shawl

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A look at the finished merino and gold shawl, with an overly detailed consideration of loops.

two in one out

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The unfinished pile grows larger.

funny old day

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Slow and quiet with much to contemplate — and a new warp.

treadling on

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The pace of life slows to more-or-less manageable, at least for a while.

back at (and of) the loom

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Finally starting to weave the pink and gold shawl — very, very slowly.

off the loom and back on again

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Yes, I’m punishing myself with more gold thread.

snatched moments

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Making the most of a little bit of loom time.

shades of white

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I tried out my two kinds of wool alongside the silk I’ve been using. In real life there is a just-perceptible visual difference between them — the Blue-Faced Leicester is slightly “woollier” and the Teeswater slightly glossier — but the … Read More