Saturday, 28 January 2017

B-looming marvellous! Weaving a new story ...


I decided to try something new. In retirement I get phases, little surges of enthusiasm that cause me to dip a toe into new waters and this time it is weaving.
It feels good to take a break from writing novels, even though this is my first creative love; the marketing and selling of books can be all-consuming if you are serious about it. Life is too short!
So here, in pictures, is the story I’ve woven so far on my new passion – my lovely loom.

It arrived in a long thin box. First construct loom!

 
Done!

Now - what to make that has essentially straight sides?
Order wool, and set up the warp.


Actually quite excited at this stage,
seeing the effect of colours melding
and the whole thing growing so much faster than knitting.


Moving swiftly on - the finished product.
Of course a scarf, what did you expect?

Ordered more wool. It's like setting up a paint-box.
Now for something to accessorise the conservatory ...


Not quite wide enough for the cushion cover I planned.
Never mind - this is a ... er ... mat, I guess. A sample.
Now must repeat but make bigger.


Will keep you posted!

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