Sunday, April 13, 2014

April Showers bring.....

New rain boots!
And they are flowery too! Now I am all set for mud season.  But they aren't much help when it comes to treadling the loom.

There has been weaving.  During our last big snow storm, about a month ago, I decided to put on an all white warp as a flag of surrender to the unending winter.  It came off the loom looking like this:

 But after wet finishing it looked like this:
And there was another tie-up the wove up like this:
another view:

So the white warp seems to have worked because we have temperatures in the 70's today.  However, tomorrow's forecast calls for 1-3" of snow.

My response to that news is this:

It's a prayer shawl knitted, pattern used was Hamako and the yarn is Red Heart in red.  The pattern came out very well, but I will never use Red Heart was murder on my hands.

And those are the latest fiber happenings here at Fiberewetopia....