Small achievements

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Celebrating a few things accomplished (and not beating myself up for the things still not done!)

Bold and subtle

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What a difference a weft makes.

orange, lilac and green

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Thanks to everyone who visited last weekend”s Open Studios. Those who came towards the end of day two may have found me a bit incoherent as I’m not accustomed to so much talking. It was all good fun, though, and … Read More

wild-eyed roundup

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A brief pitstop as I hurtle towards Open Studios.

colour alchemy

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Green yarn turns to gold.

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

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

fallen off the map

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This is a good thing — to be in uncharted territory — isn’t it?  It seems that I have been weaving warp-facd structures for such a long time that I had rather forgotten about weft. Weft? That thing that holds … Read More