Deflected Double Weave Mobius

A weaving friend told me that she was making mobius's instead of fringed scarves. So what the heck is a mobius. A mobius strip, is a one-sided continuous surface, formed by twisting 180 degrees a long narrow rectangle then connecting the two ends together. So instead of weaving a scarf with fringe, weave to the... Continue Reading →

Geometric Scarves

This scarf combines deflected double weave and plain weave creating bold geometric shapes. The pattern is quite different on the front and back.  8/2 tencel yarn in colors: Ming blue, shale and olive is used for the warp and the weft yarns. My last scarves woven with deflected double weave were the "Picasso inspired, Black and... Continue Reading →

Picasso inspired scarves cont’d

The Black and White Inspired by Picasso scarves have been woven and finished. In a previous post, I shared a picture of the scarf 1 as it was being woven on the loom. The fun part of weaving deflected double weave is that on wet finishing of the piece the yarn will shift. Since one... Continue Reading →

Black and White Inspired by Picasso

The Museum Fine  Art Houston now has on exhibit Picasso Black and White. Viewing others art can be an inspiration in one's own work. In this case I chose to design a scarf using three of the colors most seen in this exhibition, black, white, and gray. I also wanted to have a larger scale... Continue Reading →

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