Showing posts from August, 2012

Gothic Cross Scarves, and a New Gadget!

I finally, finally, finally have finished weaving these scarves!  These have been the most tedious thing I have ever woven, so I'm glad to get them off the loom.  They still need to be wet finished, but that will wait for another day.

Here is a photo showing both sides at once.  You can see that there is a bolder side on top, and a slightly less in-your-face design underneath.  That is the one that I was looking at while I was weaving.

The warp is 10/2 bamboo in silver, and the weft if 8/2 black tencel.  They already feel more silky than scarves woven of all tencel, so I anticipate a lovely hand once they have been washed and ironed.

And my new gadget?  It's my fringe twister!  And I've actually owned it for almost a year, I think, but it's taken me this long to need to use it.  It was awkward at first, but there was a definite time savings.  I got all fringes twisted this afternoon, and the most I've done manually has been one scarf's worth in one sitting.  It…