New Weaving Adventures

In May, I finally took a class from the wonderful Kathrin Weber of Blazing Shuttles at my favorite yarn store, Yarnorama, in Paige, Texas. What a combination of heavenly company and brain-bursting learning!

We spent three days learning Kathrin’s method of combining hand-dyed warps and different weaving methods to make amazing cloth, then an additional day learning her dyeing method. I walked away with enough inspiration and project ideas for the next year, at least!

The first project on my loom after this workshop was a warp I dyed in class, combined with some linen from my stash. I made three spring-inspired towels and a napkin. I love them and can’t wait to make more.

Next up is a longer warp of Tencel that I dyed in purples and fuschia, which will become two shawls. The longer warp and slippery Tencel will be more of a challenge, but I am learning to walk away from the loom for a few minutes when I feel frustrated, so all is well so far!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s