A few weeks ago I wove a blanket for our sons college graduation blog link here but his yarn was different with some hand spun, and thicker yarns in the warp. This inspired me to create and weave a few for my open studio tour show October 13, 14 OPEN STUDIOS, it would be nice to include a few throws for sale. So I started the preparation, ordered the yarns .
My very favorite yarn for weaving my " Art Throws" had been discontinued , so I tried a new yarn this past week. 7-9 hour days. Watch as my all natural fiber throws get created.....
First step DAY 1: Hand paint the skeins with low impact safe acid dyes.
DAY 5 and 6 : Weaving Second throw with red mohair weft.
I can see the end of the warp clearing the back beam, ALMOST DONE!!
DAY 7: Soak and sun dry, weave in some ends, trim fringes
It has a happy home already.
Jill Nickolene Sanders