I am just a gal who loves to knit and spin in my spare time and thought it would be nice to share my projects with everyone.

Friday, April 06, 2007

My New Toy

Maybe I should change the name of my blog to loves 2 knits, spin, and now weave! I finally got a new (used) loom to learn to weave on. I have been so excited about this I can hardly stand it. I bought it from a gal but didn't have time to get it home and set up for a whole week. Then last weekend she came over and worked with me for hours setting up and warping this loom. Boy is she a sweetheart to take so much time to help me!!!! Then it took another week for me to get downstairs and start actually weaving on it. She warped it to make three dish towels so I wouldn't have to re-warp (is that a word?)it very soon.
I know seasoned weavers will think it elementary but I am bouncing off the walls with excitement over my new dish towel. Heck, it is a piece of art to me. :) I know I have so much to learn but it will be enjoyable knowing it is another method for me to use up some handspun. Another fiber addiction in the making!!!!!!


Heart Lacey Facecloth

This is my heart face cloth. I love the lacey victorian style of these cloths from the Heirloom Knitter book by Barbara Scoville. She calls for a worsted weight cotton on size 6 needles. I have been using size 6 needles with a finer fingering - dk weight cotton.