A change of seasons

It’s almost the end of winter here in Nz. This part of the world is so stunning and we’ve been very lucky this year with many bright frosty mornings.    Here are two scarves I made I while ago –  inspired with the snowy mountains and the endless blue that surrounds us.     In anticipationContinue reading “A change of seasons”

Weaving for Blokes

It’s Father’s Day here in NZ soon, so I thought I’d weave a couple of men’s scarves to celebrate.  The loom was ‘dressed’ yesterday. Today I hope to weave samples of fabrics that are ‘not too fancy’, before weaving the lengths next week.  I’m imagining soft merino, small geometric patterns, deep rich colours…..Might be doneContinue reading “Weaving for Blokes”

Welcoming a New Loom

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been ‘breaking in’ my new loom.  So far, it’s been quite a slow progress with plenty of ‘scratching of head’ moments.  My father- in-law kindly helped me put it together on a hot sunny day.     I worked on linking it to my laptop, then set up some warpContinue reading “Welcoming a New Loom”