Monthly Archives: May 2015

Weaving in Another Language: Vocabulary

I had a Norwegian speaking family where knitting was commonplace and, in fact, never even looked at an knitting pattern in English until I was almost 30 years old.  Now while my wrist heals, weaving has again captured my attention.  … Continue reading

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Weaving for The Cricket

Because of an overindulgence in crocheting granny squares (something I haven’t done since the early 1970s) for this year’s Christmas present for Granddaughter F, I can’t knit right now.  My daughter tried to forbid me to finish the blanket but … Continue reading

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Succumbing to Pressure – or Admiration? Envy?

After following the amazing sewn creations and ideas generously shared on the blogs of thornberry and Fabrickated, I succumbed to pressure (okay, it was probably admiration with a generous touch of envy) and dusted off my sewing machine.  Granddaughter F’s … Continue reading

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The Cricket

After Granddaughter F completes her second weaving project on the Harrisville Designs Lap Loom A (see previous post), I am moving her to the Cricket (the 15 inch version), a rigid heddle loom by Schacht Spindle Co. As noted on Schacht’s … Continue reading

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