Wondrous Wednesdays:ya wanna ruana?

Just a brief bit this evening: My ruana is almost finished! I’ve a few loose ends to snip, some fringe to twist and then, ya wanna ruana?? I certainly do! Enjoy…

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Wondrous Wednesdays: Weaving up close and personal…

A wondrous Wednesday to you all! Just an update today: I spent all of Sunday afternoon bonding with my weaving project. I am now about 3/4 of the way done with the weaving. The process is delightful and is going quite smoothly, with the exception of my selvages.  Due to the variety of weights of […]

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Wondrous  Wednesday: I just keep on rolling…

The ruana weaving is about 25% complete! I am enjoying this project in a different way than my initial works. The feel of the fibers as they slide through my fingers is tender, poetic if that makes sense. The lanolin on the wool, the fine yet strong alpaca and the airy softness of the silk […]

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Wondrous Wednesdays: all set!

Finally, I am ready to roll on this weaving project! This was the smoothest experience of warp winding and loom preparation yet.  I will keep you informed of my progress!   

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Wondrous Wednesdays: sleighed and ready

I’ve decided to go with a simple plain weave structure for my ruana. The reed is ready. Next step is to thread the heddles. Soon, I hope…   

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Wondrous Wednesday: I am sooo warped…

After hours of unknotting, adding, checking my math, then double-checking, planning and plotting a design, then reconfiguring sett and density, I believe I’m ready to wind warp. Let’s do this…I am sooo warped!   

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Wondrous Wednesdays: to be or [k]not to be….

My mind reels over the titles I might have chosen for this piece: a Hot Mess it’s [K]not fair! it’s [K]not happening… but Mr. Shakespeare won out. All this to say that my creative efforts of weaving a ruana are tied up in knots right now! This past weekend, I set to work winding my […]

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