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
When I started this scarf in undulating twill, I initially used the main weft in lilac in the same yarn thickness as the tabby weft (same as warp, grey). But the colors are close in hue, so there was not enough contrast and the pattern was lost, diluted. So I doubled the main weft to … More Tinkering with the weft.