In weaving we are always learning. Karen introduced us to the on-line courses by Jane Stafford Textiles. You will find her latest results in the fourth entry down.
Weaving may use unusual yarns. This one by Lynn uses possum yarn from New Zealand.
|This is a large blanket woven by Lynn B from|
NZ possum (navy) and merino wool.
|Raelene participated in a Weave-a-long for these|
Summer and Winter towels all from the same
warp using 2/8 cotton
|Shadow Weave shawl in #7 Bamboo|
and this shawl.
|Karen B's samples produced from the Colour & Weave course|
Karen took Jane Stafford's on-line course "The Color & Weave Sample" . Seven blocks are each woven with a different number of threads using the same treadle. An exploration of techniques and patterns.
|Nell wove the checked tea towel and the Bronson weave |
ivory curtain material for a sunny side window.
|Above is Stephanie's "Hollywood" rug weaving notes for |
4 shafts using a twill seed stitch weave structure.
Below, top is a Black Watch flannelet travel mat for her
granddaughter, then the two Hollywood rugs
|Cynthia's cotton tea towels woven on a 4 harness loom|
|Michelle wove many scarves which she often gives away.|
|Maggie's Year of the Dog Challenge entry in purple, |
green and red stage yarn woven on a rigid heddle loom
|Sarita's knit cowl (L) and on the right Maureen W.|
tested a pattern creating stripes
|Barb P attended a Felting workshop in Cranbrook |
and came home with the pretty turquoise hat. She knit the
sweater for her granddaughter and the socks for herself.
|Karen G knit this Ravelry Gail Bunn hat, knit bottom up |
with a neck warmer . She added the tassels as ties.
Not only was she weaving, Raelene knit this popular shawl
pattern for her Mother for Mother's Day using a cotton yarn.
|Klaudia knit the white knee-hi Portuguese socks for a little girl. |
and the baby set (sweater, diaper pants, socks, hat) which are
waiting a few finishing touches. Also the red socks.
|Patricia was stash busting, |
knitting shawls sideways,
casting on 500 - 600 stitches .
|Karen B knit this popular shawl pattern|
|Eco dyed 22 in x 84 in silk scarves by Bonnie which are steamed for 2 hrs, then left rolled and tied for 5 days. L is from red onion skins, R is with Japanese maple|
|Wendy's husband built this stand for her|
tapestry frame to avoid back pain.