Adding a cottolin weft to silk warp? Why not! Here is a loop scarf, woven in plain weave, with purple cottolin yarn.
Oh, the softness! This loop is woven in a diamond variation pattern, and the weft is the same silk as in warp. The weft is hand-dyed in pale pink, green, golden tones. And it is for sale! It is 30 cm in height (12 inches) and 62 cm in loop (32 cm flat, or 12.5 inches … More Wedding Bouquet collection, loop scarf #9
Weaving is all about making rectangular things. At least, weaving on a rectangular framed loom. So, among baby wraps, towels, placemats and table runners, I can also make scarves. And here is the first scarf in the Wedding Bouquet collection, for a dear friend. This is a plain weave, with a reeled silk as … More Wedding Bouquet, a scarf loop #8
My weaving teaches always says that when she makes something, she makes at least two. In the weaving world it totally makes sense: dressing the loom is the same amount of time regardless of whether you have 2 yards of warp or 200 yards. Yes, the time to wind the warp itself is longer with … More Making of: the scarf with flames