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Marie Clingan
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Busy, busy busy
Sunday we had our cricket club meeting.  It was a week early since I will not be available next Sunday.  We just sat around weaving and talking about what processes we would like to cover in the next meetings such as hem stitching, using pick up sticks for ...

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Decision Made It finally hit me,  I want to weave napkins! It just so happens there was another challenge issued to the Tuesday Weavers.  On July 7 this year we are to bring a handwoven napkin to use at lunch that day.  Since I have never woven napkins I de...

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Problem Solved
What to do for my next weaving project was solved for me.  My son, Alan, called last night and asked "how long does it take you to weave a scarf?".  Answer, on the ridid heddle loom it will take 1 day if I start early enough, why?  A friend at work is retir...

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Problem Solved
What to do for my next weaving project was solved for me.  My son, Alan, called last night and asked "how long does it take you to weave a scarf?".  Answer, on the ridid heddle loom it will take 1 day if I start early enough, why?  A friend at work is retir...

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Problem Solved
What to do for my next weaving project was solved for me.  My son, Alan, called last night and asked "how long does it take you to weave a scarf?".  Answer, on the ridid heddle loom it will take 1 day if I start early enough, why?  A friend at work is retir...

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The Loom is Empty!
What a warp this was!  So many learning opportunities:    *  Make sure you measure your warp properly               1.  Planned to do 10 yards, did 20               2.  Planned on being 16" wide, did 15     *  Wind on with a good even tension     *  The las...

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Rainy Days and Fridays
Rainy days and Fridays equals finishing 12 placemats. After spending the morning on my iPad looking at Ravelry, Tuesday Weavers Blog and Facebook, all of which were showing me lots and lots of finished weaving projects, I decided it was time to stop procras...

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Cricket Club Meeting
The third Sunday of each month the   Clinch River Yarn Co  hosts a Cricket Club meeting from 2pm until 4ish.  Today is the third weekend in January.  There was a nice healthy sized group of 13 weavers in attendance. Before the end of each meeting we try to ...

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Placemat challenge The 12 placemats are woven and have been removed from the loom!  There is still quite a bit of warp left.  Apparently my 2+ years of weaving do not ensure that I can correctly measure a 10 yard warp, so I retied and will continue on with ...

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Looking good
I am very pleased to say that the placemat warp for the Tuesday Weavers challenge is behaving quite nicely.  I have completed 6 of the 12 placemats today. Good day I am also pleased with my draw-in or lack there of.  There is no hour glass shape to the warp...
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