Grene rugs and blankets were a traditional style of blanket woven by the Saami on warp weighted looms. They were made of hand spun wool. The top edge of the blanket had a braid that was woven using a Saami weaving reed. The weft threads of the braid were the ends of the lengths […]
I got a hat block for Christmas – Lucky Me 🙂 This one is a cloche style of hat block made of styrofoam from Gillian Gladrag . These hat blocks come in 4 sizes:
Metric Inches US UK Punti
55/56 21 5/8 6 7/8 6 3/4 4 57/58 22 1/2 7 1/8 7 […]
In an earlier article I described how to knit in the round on a Prym sock loom. I find the instructions that come with the knitting loom a bit difficult to understand, so I have adapted the method slightly. I hope that you will find this a bit easier to follow. Please let me […]
I purchased a Prym sock loom today. I have read mixed reviews of them but thought I would give it a try. This knitting loom is similar to the round knitting looms but it is oval in shape. It has a rubberized base and the metal pegs look like bent paper clips. With the […]
How to Weave a Rya Rug on a floor loom. This rya rug is made of 100% hemp warp and weft. The video demonstrates how to cut the rya pile, tie the rya knots and weave the rug.
The backing for the rug is woven in a tabby weave. The pile for the […]
Diagrams and instructions for how to repair a hole in a rya rug […]
Instructions for how to make a felt necklace – with a bit of crochet and wool roving. […]
Here are the knitting charts for my Shetland squares knitted afghan.
Rib Lines …A KNITTERS WORK IN PROGRESS … MORE TO COME.
Hand spinning Shetland Wool
Wool Roving Locks Spinning Wool Felting Eider Sheep Roving Med/Coarse 4 oz Fiber Hand dyed Current […]