Year: 2014

Errata Awareness

Book Errata ~ Sometimes the instructions don’t make sense for a good reason!!!  While browsing through the Inkle Weavers group on Facebook, I noticed a post with an Inkle woven band.  The band was a “pick-up” pattern that I recognized

Scandinavian Heart Baskets

Woven Heart Baskets ~ I can’t remember the first place I saw these cute woven heart baskets, but I’m willing to bet that it was either the Carol Duvall show or Martha Stewart Living.  I watched Carol’s show for nearly

Yarn Gone Wild

The Errant Twist I began spinning this yarn with the intention of making a scarf for my mother.  I realized that she wanted it dyed a color of grey/silver, and I had some top just the right color.  I could

Seaweed Cowl

A Gift From The Needles I’ve had some business to attend to in St Petersburg that requires me to stay over a few nights a week.  I have a dear friend that I’ve known for over 21 years, and is

Bringing Order To Chaos

The Workbench I always find myself in cramped quarters – or – I tend to fill my room up with lots of stuff that requires space to use – tomato/tomàto.  Take your pick, but either way leaves me with more

Small Tapestry Treatment

A Finish For A Small Tapestry Small tapestries are nice, you can get a lot of detail in a small area and not have to spend all year doing it.  I tend to waver back and forth between medium weavings

Tapestry Bird Complete

 Distelfink Woven Tapestry ~ The distelfink woven tapestry hex sign is finished.  I worked on this project to advance my tapestry weaving skills.  Now I have to figure out what to do with it.  I want to hang it on

Weaving & Spinning Environment

Weaving & Spinning Environment~ I spend a fair amount of time on forums and groups dedicated to spinning and the types of weaving I do.  I’ve noticed the same questions come up several times in all of them.  Where and


Throw Yourself A Lifeline~ My knitting skills are, in my opinion, mediocre.  I can cast on, knit, purl, work some cables and some beginning level lace.  I’m great, until I notice a mistake – three rows down.  Having crocheted for

Beaded Bag

Bead Crochet Chatelaine Bag  Sometimes I work diligently on a project from start to finish, with nary a breath between.  Then there are other times that I let a project sit and wait for me to take it from one