Weavers fall in love with looms the way knitters become swept away by an amazing line of yarns or the way spinners need to add just one more spindle or wheel to their collection. There is something simply irresistible about having access to a carefully made resource that is beautiful and functional and supports maximum expression in a fiber craft. [...]
There is a creative spark from the maker’s hand that is evident in handspun yarn. This spark can be highlighted in a very unique way through hand-weaving.
There are a TON of things I like about this book. [...]
Several years ago, a friend and I agreed to exchange handspun shawls: hers for me would be knit, mine for her would be woven. [...]
In June of 2009, I started spinning frequently on spindles. At first, I spun wool, intended for knitting or knotted pile, but soon I tried silk, and I began to accumulate skeins I thought would be perfect for knitting a silk shawl. [...]
A calculator to help you with metreage calculations for weft and warp when you’re setting up your next weaving project. This version is for Metric (centimetres/metres) calculations. [...]
A calculator to help you with yardage calculations for weft and warp when you’re setting up your next weaving project. This version is for Imperial/US (inches/yards) calculations. [...]