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Circular Weavings

Circular Weavings

Circular Weaving Circular weaving is possibly the simplest shape to begin with, no side edge turnings.  As long as you keep the item flat by allowing enough yarn, there isn’t much else to consider. Once we had completed the design of the Salish Weaving Loom and...
Seven Reasons to Choose Navajo Ply when Spinning Yarn

Seven Reasons to Choose Navajo Ply when Spinning Yarn

Navajo Ply is a very simple method of creating a three ply yarn from one single strand.  It is achieved by making large loops, through which the yarn is fed as it is plied.  It’s like making a large crochet chain and for this reason is also known as chain plying. In...
Rag Rug Weaving – Free Video Tutorial Series

Rag Rug Weaving – Free Video Tutorial Series

With winter almost upon us once more, and the abbreviated daylight in which to chase weeds, build fences and groom llamas, we can turn our attention once more to those indoor projects that we’ve been yearning to get on with.  In my case, rug making is my passion, well...

Fiber Arts Inspiration on Pinterest

So, you’ve mastered your new spinning wheel and spun a beautiful alpaca/merino art yarn.  It has the right amount of texture and twist and it’s perfectly stable.  You’ve spent another couple of hours hand-dyeing the yarn and when you hang it up to...

Fibre Arts Bootcamp on Facebook

We’re feeling a little overwhelmed here at the moment, and heading into winter should be a time when things are supposed to get a little easier.  So, over the weekend, Lynne and I had a slight attack of sensibility and are trying to streamline some of our many...
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