Sampling crimp weave

Sampling is something I rarely do, but since some warp remained on the loom, after weaving the last two scarves it was a perfect opportunity to play. The question that needed to be answered was the metallic yarn used as the tabby or tie down threads in the scarf below from the previous post, heat... Continue Reading →

Playing with Crackle

On the loom is a 4 harness crackle weave scarf. Crackle weave is a tied weave, where a tabby shot follows a pattern shot. For the tabby I'm using a metallic covered thread to add some sparkle. The picture doesn't show the sparkle well. Ideas from the book "A Crackle Weave Companion" by Lucy M.... Continue Reading →

Crackle weave sampler

Crackle weave was one of the structures my weaving study group choose to investigate this year. Two ┬árecently published books on Crackle weave, gave new interest to this old weave structure. In one of these books, A Crackle Weave Companion by Lucy M. Brusic, there is an example of a sampler to use┬áin exploring crackle... Continue Reading →

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