Author Archives: toniwool
I have been weaving a Collapse Weave Scarf using 2/21 Wool and 50/2 high twist wool yarn. The structure is 1/3 and 3/1 twill in stripes. This is it on the loom. This is it off the loom before washing. … Continue reading
Forgot to mention I also made Boris the Red Squirrel from Toft Alpaca Book. He is cute! I have also been knitting socks and have done most of the patterns in Coop Knits book. I have just ordered Rachel’s next … Continue reading
I can’t believe it has been six months since I have last wrote anything on my blog. However I have been busy doing lots of different things. We did spend quite a lot of time at our caravan in Norfolk … Continue reading
Just returned from Session 3 of my Masterclass course. Another good session where we looked at Rep and Shadow weave and actually designed our own pattern from a simple motif. That was really exciting and just need to do more … Continue reading
Busy yesterday dyeing some wool for weaving project and doing a spot of weaving. My wool soaking in the ferment bath doesn’t seem to be doing much in spite of being in soak for 8 days!
I am trying to wash an old Jacob fleece following the vat fermentation method as described on On-Line Guild. Put my first part in rain water and am leaving now for 7days. My next task is to continue to weave … Continue reading
Made my marmalade yesterday. Very successful recipe chopping everything in the food processor. Worked a treat. Very pleased with the results.