Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Collapse Weave with Overtwist Yarns: It All Comes Out in the Wash

I just finished weaving and plying the fringe of another collapse-weave scarf in silk and silk crepe. I love seeing the magic in the water, to use the words of Laura Fry. Here's a video, maybe a little rough around the edges, but successfully capturing the immediate change that happens when you first immerse this kind of fabric in water.

What's on the Loom?

More accurately, what's going on the loom? At this writing, I'm in the process of winding on a painted warp for a Jin design on 28 ...