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Fons And Porter

Grene Braided Edge Finish

Grene Band Warp

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 […]

Wet Felted Hats

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 […]

Prym sock loom heel

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 […]

Prym Sock Knitting

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 Video

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 […]

How to Repair a Rya Rug

Diagrams and instructions for how to repair a hole in a rya rug […]

How to Make a Wool Felted Necklace

Instructions for how to make a felt necklace – with a bit of crochet and wool roving. […]

Shetland Squares - Knitting Charts

Here are the knitting charts for my Shetland squares knitted afghan.

Cable Wobble

Holey Lace

Rib Twist

Rib Lines …A KNITTERS WORK IN PROGRESS … MORE TO COME.

Hand spinning Shetland Wool

Wool Roving   Ebay Finds

Wool and alpaca drop spindle kit – Current price: $20.00 – […]

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