Designing my own Deflected Double Weave

The culmination of the year’s Deflected Double Weave study by the Way out West study group (WOW), was to convert a profile draft to a DDW and weave it. I selected a 4 shaft weave and used a portion of it for my profile draft. Applying what I have learned these past months the draft... Continue Reading →

Exploring DDW

Often when I weave I’ll explore one weave structure for a while. The guild study group I’m a member of has been studying Deflected Double Weave this year via zoom of course. There has been a resurgence of interest in this weave structure since the publishing of Marian Stubenitsky’s book, Double with a Twist. I’ve... 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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