Middle markers

One of the things that baby wraps making requires is embroidery skill.  I used to do the cross-stitching years ago, but with the Silky Weave wraps I decided to offer a free hand embroidery.  I watched videos, read about various stitches, and practiced.  So, I am happy with my skills now, and here are recent … More Middle markers

Snow-dyeing yarn

There are many, many ways to dye a yarn: immersion, hand-painting, dipping, to think of the most popular ones. All of them can be done any time of year. However, snow-dyeing is, obviously, tied to a particular season – when we have snow. Snow-dyeing is one of the most unpredictable methods of dyeing in terms … More Snow-dyeing yarn

Iridescence, part 2

I posted about a shawl with cottolin weft, and now let me show the tencel weft on the same warp, with a different weaving pattern. And what a difference in drape that tencel gives!  This is the first time I wove a shawl with tencel, and I think that I will be reaching more for … More Iridescence, part 2

Iridescence

I was very intrigued every time when I run across a photo or a post about iridescence weaving, showing gorgeous shawls and scarves.  As it turned out, those weavers used the techniques developed by Marian Stubenitsky, whose book “Weaving with Echo and Iris” I got February this year.  And, armed with the knowledge, I started working on … More Iridescence