91 Photos - Nov 7, 2011
Photo: There are *NONE* of the patterns I intended in *any* of this weaving. Yup. Time to start over.Photo: Point of No Return: The bad weaving has been cut off the loom.Photo: The brown yarn has been tossed in the trash. A two-color-two-ply yarn will NOT work in a Rams-horn cardweaving design.Photo: All the saved yarns have been put back on the loom, and I can start over again. Time to wrap it correctly. *grin*Photo: Re-charting, analyzing, and figuring out (a) what I plan to do and (b) how my plan (my brain) differs from Bridget, Aldgytha, and Guntram. I think I've got it now!Photo: Late night accomplishment: Half the new warp is on the loom. Woot!Photo: -- warping done! Woot!Photo: -- Houston, we have a problem. Those should be closed circles. #drat #cardweavingPhoto: Chopping up my photo to fix my probable fixes. Cannot wait to fix this tonight at home!Photo: -- mistake now fully unpicked. #cardweavingPhoto: -- Cards are now additionally marked. My edges were off by one.Photo: -- patterns are looking good! #cardweavingPhoto: -- Everything is fixed! "Home" position has been verified, 2 cards (1per pack) were flipped (should be S, were Z). Woo hoo! #cardweavingPhoto: -- Yeah. I got this. *beaming grin* #cardweavingPhoto: -- Yeah. I got this. *beaming grin* #cardweavingPhoto: Photo: Photo: -- finished warping Saturday. Time to start weaving. #cardweavingPhoto: -- another view of the warp #cardweavingPhoto: -- two warp threads were wrong, but now fixed. Key to pattern is woven. #cardweavingPhoto: -- two warp threads were wrong, but now fixed. Key to pattern is woven. #cardweavingPhoto: -- And there are the Rams' Horns. #cardweavingPhoto: -- some primary patterning #cardweavingPhoto: Explaining about cardweaving, and the intact cards and weaving found in a Viking bog burial. That's how everyone celebrates July Fourth, right?Photo: *laughs* Yes, I am demonstrating cardweaving, while we wait for the fireworks display. Specifically, she's motioning here to figure out how much I wove in less than 2 hours. This family was FASCINATED, the men and the women. They wanted my business card. :)Photo: -- Pattern is fully established. "Footprints" includes alternating circles opposite hooks, separated by various rams horns. #cardweavingPhoto: Pattern I've establish, as well as notes about this threading.Photo: finished weaving trim for my sweetie #craftyPhoto: "Sunrise, Sunset" for me and "Midnight, Twilight" for my sweetie #weavingPhoto: The smaller cotton were more expensive, from White Wolf and Phoenix. 

Need to look up the Pacific Wool and Fiber 8/2 cotton cone prices.

perle cotton mini cones - 1560 yards, list price was $13.25. Price was $0.0085 per yard, or 85 cents for 100 yards [in this photo #146 and #24]

Larger cotton in yellow/dark peach unknown source (modern crafts store?) - Balls of crochet cotton tend to average 175 yards, about $2.50. 1 yard = 1.4 cents. 100 yards = $1.40Photo: Photo: perle cotton mini cones - 1560 yards, list price was $13.25. Price was $0.0085 per yard, or 85 cents for 100 yardsPhoto: Balls of crochet cotton tend to average 175 yards, about $2.50. 1 yard = 1.4 cents. 100 yards = $1.40.

perle cotton mini cones - 1560 yards, list price was $13.25. Price was $0.0085 per yard, or 85 cents for 100 yardsPhoto: perle cotton mini cones - 1560 yards, list price was $13.25. Price was $0.0085 per yard, or 85 cents for 100 yardsPhoto: perle cotton mini cones - 1560 yards, list price was $13.25. Price was $0.0085 per yard, or 85 cents for 100 yardsPhoto: Balls of crochet cotton tend to average 175 yards, about $2.50. 1 yard = 1.4 cents. 100 yards = $1.40.

perle cotton mini cones - 1560 yards, list price was $13.25. Price was $0.0085 per yard, or 85 cents for 100 yardsPhoto: Inkle-woven, about 5 yds long, 0.5inch wide, blue & white embattled, cotton trim.Photo: Inkle-woven, about 5 yds long, 0.5inch wide, blue & white embattled, cotton trim.Photo: Inkle-woven, about 5 yds long, 0.5inch wide, blue & white embattled, cotton trim.Photo: -- had an hour to use before work... so warping on my car trunkPhoto: -- new warp on the loomPhoto: -- First sign of the patternsPhoto: -- Finished piece. First one I'm *really* pleased with.Photo: -- obligatory pic with a coin for scalePhoto: -- playing around with crayons, designing pattern ideasPhoto: -- new warp is on (colors selected by my Sweetie)Photo: -- Not sure if I like this pattern...Photo: -- ...pattern is starting to grow on mePhoto: -- the more I weave this one, the more I like itPhoto: -- playing with lighting (my sweetie is using a cellphone flashlight app)Photo: -- definitely like the tension consistencyPhoto: -- About half done, weaving in the parking lotPhoto: -- Finished piece. I'm definitely pleased after all.Photo: -- non-symmetrical patterns are kinda nicePhoto: -- one of my favorite shotsPhoto: -- Aaaaand, another one on the loom the very same nightPhoto: -- These colors were picked out by the BoyoPhoto: -- finished new trimPhoto: -- the periwinkle blue (on the edge) really appeals to me in this imagePhoto: -- New warp in time to weave on ThanksgivingPhoto: -- I like the lookPhoto: -- Finished Thanksgiving weavePhoto: -- Probaly my favorite trimPhoto: -- my booth at Medieval Marketplace (1 of 2)Photo: -- my booth at Medieval Marketplace (2 of 2)Photo: -- Displaying my floral hair clips on Amya's handwoven clothPhoto: -- More floral hair clipsPhoto: -- gotta use the cute lamb to display wares at my boothPhoto: -- the warp on my loom in time for the booth displayPhoto: -- finished pink trim, post eventPhoto: New trim done, made into a hatband for my SweetiePhoto: New trim done, made into a hatband for my SweetiePhoto: New trim done, made into a hatband for my SweetiePhoto: Photo: New trim done, made into a hatband for my SweetiePhoto: New trim done, made into a hatband for my SweetiePhoto: New trim done, made into a hatband for my SweetiePhoto: New trim started, this one for mePhoto: New trim started, this one for mePhoto: -- my #cardweaving deck: half marked for S-threading and half for Z-threading (December 14, 2011)Photo: -- Progress so far: Cutting, trimming, and punching donated playing cards for #cardweaving
 (February 16, 2012)Photo: First color, seemed so much more turquoise. (The baggie has some ribbons for a floral hair clip, dyeing separately.)Photo: All three colors are separated in the small tins. The large tin has overflow so there are mixed-blend color sections.Photo: Close-up of one of the tie-dyed motifs.Photo: The "dark blue" end of the scarf: Not as dark as I was expecting.Photo: Center of the scarf. The tie-dye motifs are harder to see here.Photo: The purple end of the scarf.Photo: Three colors, side by side. I like this image.Photo: The scarf is growing on me now.Photo: Displaying the scarf.Photo: Displaying the scarf.