I have heard different answers to that. Some weavers would say that understanding a draft for the project is difficult, some mentioned handling a second warp. Others – tying the treadles or getting a clean shed. Non-weavers usually reply that the whole thing looks overwhelming. And they all are right, of course. Each of us … More What is the most difficult part in weaving?
Or do they? Enter bottle cork. Way back when I was in school, we learned how to crochet a mushroom pin cushion. Besides learning to avoid crocheting at all costs, I also learned that soft pin holders are cute but not practical. For many years since I kept my needles in their original boxes. Not … More Things that don’t belong in the weaving world (part 2)
Or do they? Enter bolts. Free of grease and dirt, unused in their direct purpose. Yet quite handy for yours truly, to be used as weights for mended warp threads (cause: a knot or a broken thread). And also to even out a tension in an individual thread, if yours truly was not careful winding … More Things that don’t belong in the weaving world