Rata Joy

This rich, vibrant colour combination was inspired by my daughter who is now a young adult- who is passionate about social issues and dives right into whatever she does in life. When I offered to weave her a scarf for the cold winter months at university, she immediately said ‘yes please-red please’ I loved weaving […]

Sweet watermelon circle weaving

Here’s a quick little project tutorial so you can weave a super-sweet watermelon decoration. I’m hanging them on the Christmas Tree this year (Yep, we have a summer Christmas here in lovely New Zealand) 1. Gather your supplies. You will need a Circle weaving loom, small amounts of thread in watermelon red, black, bright green, […]

Spring Clean

Spring has well and truly sprung here in Nelson. The kowhai trees are in full blossom and there is fresh growth everywhere. This week I’ve been weaving some wash cloths in bright and fresh green colours. I love making these little cloths – and they make a useful gift.        

Big and small

I’ve been working on a couple of new looms sizes recently. The first one is a bit bigger than my usual looms. I’m hoping they will be good for blanket squares – and for weaving these – my new favourite and very useful cotton/linen dishcloths. So far so good. And fun too! I also made […]