Monthly Archives: January 2010

First foray into weaving

I’d said for a long time that I wasn’t going to take up weaving, at least not in the near future. Although it’s a logical next step in textiles after knitting and spinning, the costs involved (full-size looms run several … Continue reading

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Combing with oil

Last time I combed mohair locks (again, for embroidery thread) I was frustrated with the how static made the slick fibres fly all over the place.  It was a little difficult to control, both in the combing and spinning, so … Continue reading

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