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
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
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
Mercerized cotton warp, all black (hence the night domination), and thin bourette weft, which did tons of colour pooling. With 260 GSM, this beautiful baby wrap will have tons of grip, despite the thinness.
Last week my friend sent me pictures of a visitor wrap. Not just a visitor wrap, but a wrap which inspired “Lindavia” collection. The wrap in question is “Smaug” by Pig & Pepper. And my friend, who ordered the Lindavia custom, and who suggested the snow-dye and then drove the design, was very excited … More Lindavia and Smaug
Last week I wove two samples, on the basis of the same pattern of vertical hearts. I changed a pattern a little bit for the second sample, to make the hearts a little less angular. The pattern on the screen started to look fuzzy, but I know (ask me how) that the screen look and … More Vertical hears pattern, testing
A lovely piece, woven in a pattern I have not tried before, on hand-painted warp and a natural while Seasilk.