My journey into the world of weaving

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Back to the fiber

I am half way done with the second scarf. It is all Deerfield Valley alpaca silk, chestnut color. The weave is a broken twill.


I think it’s going to be a very soft scarf! And I like the alpaca silk fiber.

I am still spinning away! There’s volume if not beauty! Here are my two most recent skeins. The dark is what came with the Louet spinning wheel; the colored is merino corriedale combo.


And finally, I am preparing the next project which is using up a lot of my stash. I am using a Handwoven pattern for 4 handtowels to be woven in a waffle weave. I am not sure at all how these will come out but they’ll be fun!


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Rain means no guilt!

That is, I can weave and I can spin without guilt on a rainy day!

Today I watched the Kennedy service on TV and spun. I finished spinning the colored corriedale and began to ply it with the gray merino. It is looking nice! And the service was historic. My sister was there! She was one of 4 sopranos singing in the Tanglewood Festival Choir! So I spun, watched, and listened.
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