Interrupted weaving to make a few cloth face masks for friends and neighbors. My weaving skills have far outpaced my sewing skills, but they will do the job. Started out on my Janome sewing machine but it developed a problem that requires a repai service, so I had to finish them on my old singer (previously owned by my grandmother)
This little blanket made on my 8 shaft table loom has a great feel, though it is much smaller than originally planned. I used ‘mallo’ cotton from Gist Yarn & Fiber, and it has a wonderful hand at 16 epi. I hope to make a larger one when they have more of this yarn available.
Here is the finished scarf! The new loom is a joy to weave on. 8 shaft point twill, 10 epi, 7.5” x 69”
This loom was a Craig’s list find. It is about ten years old and is in good shape. I did a lot of cleanup, replaced the bungy cords on the beater, and turned a couple of parts the right way around! Just started my first project and am already convinced this loom is a joy
the last two scarves in my cousin series (for girl cousins on Mark’s mom’s side of the family
A scarf ring is the perfect accessory for a hand woven scarf! This one from Bayou Bend Studio. This is one of the prettiest I have seen. I like wearing it so that the intricate center shows!
These lovely buttons are from Bayou Bend Studio. They complement these shawls nicely!
A recent family reunion inspired me to start a series of scarves for Mark’s female cousins. Here are scarves 1 and 2. 3 and 4 are on the looms!