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Saori Weaving on the Louet Spring Loom

I’m getting to know my Louet Spring Loom with a simple plain weave cloth using 8 shafts, and really enjoying it. At the time of ordering my loom I requested an 8 shaft 110cm width Spring, but on it’s arrival … Continue reading

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How to Weave Travelling Inlay

A couple of people have asked me how to weave the travelling inlay. I love the effect as it makes the eye wander through the weave. To do the travelling inlay I just add a short length of an additional … Continue reading

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Sock Yarn finished and a little saori weaving

I finished spinning the sock yarn and I’m really happy with the yarn. I put quite a lot of twist in it to aim for durable socks. Looking forward to knitting it up although a few other things have crept … Continue reading

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Saori 4 shaft loom

I’ve just started playing around with 4 shafts on the saori loom with a 200 thread black wool prewound warp with extra wool warp threads added in here and there. The weft is predominantly commercially spun wool with some sari … Continue reading

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Handspun Weavings

I’ve warped up my saori loom with some handspun wool in soft overdyed blue and natural colour. The weft is soft white handspun wool. I’m so enjoying some quiet weaving in my new studio and loving my sweet saori loom … Continue reading

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Floating Selvedges

I’m currently weaving some towels on the Leclerc colonial loom, and thought I would share a pic of the warp weights I use. Here are the floating selvedges weighted with a shower curtain ring that I can weigh down with … Continue reading

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Woven Landscape

A recent piece from the “Gold Trails” group exhibition I was invited to participate in at Grenfell Art Gallery:Woven in the saori style with homegrown wool fleece, hand-dyed & handspun wool yarn , a little silk-wool blend commercial top and … Continue reading

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