I bought a new loom recently. It’s a 28″ wide Ashford Knitter’s loom (my other two AKLs are 20″ wide). The first project I completed was already on the loom when I bought it. It’s interesting finishing someone else’s project. It took weeks for me to get around to finishing the hemstitching—the fuzzy gray yarn was a bit hard to hand stitch with.
—When dreams meet daylight.
—When working hard doesn’t produce desired results.
—When someone gets hurt.
—When it’s time to move—on or over?
Tour de Fleece is a fiber spinning event, so why do the wool and wheel hardly figure in this photo? And why did I call this post Tour de Fibre instead of Tour de Fleece?
Nothing I like better than rhyming words—what a great title for a blog post!
My Facebook and FB Pin Loom Weaving Support Group friend, Deborah Bagley, asked me to have a look at her brand new book (congrats, Deborah!) and write a review about it. I have to admit this is challenging in a couple of ways for me. First of all, most of you know I’m a great pin loom square weaver but not a great project-maker, so I look at these adorable 3-D creations and think, “Uuuuuuh.” Second, this is an eBook and I’m old school. However, I know how to use a computer and it’s actually easy to get around the “complication” of looking at a book onscreen (and you have the added bonus of being able to zoom in which is pretty cool). Read More →