"“I think it pisses God off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it.”—The Color Purple by Alice Walker My favorite pair of gloves are purple. They are not quite dark enough because I want the shade to conceal stains. That sounds practical, but I also prefer the shadows, [...]
The yarn above is from the blanket I just completed. The warp was 8.5 yards, and I wove three 82.5" lengths and then seamed them to make a blanket of 75" x 88" including fringe. One of the lengths used weft very like the warp and the resulting fabric is warn and reddish. The other [...]
I won the July Make-It-Koigu! (Mine was the only entry.) Above are the skeins I laid out as I was figuring out the warp below. All but one handspun skein is Koigu. The final blanket was woven in four strips on two warps.
When I am not teaching and when I want a break from writing, or I am feeling wounded and drained (it happens), I weave. Sometimes I quilt. I have a friend who sells a lot of work urging me to join a group, open an Easy account, or in some way make some money from [...]