December saw a flurry of loom activity. It was fun to get in the groove of weaving again after taking nearly the year off. I also bought a new-to-me loom and had a lot of fun weaving with it. It’s a 22″ floor loom and I just love how easy it is to work.
I made three scarves on this loom:
The first two were made with sock yarn as the warp and then a textured yarn for the weft. The first is a boucle in a variegated color. The purple is was done in a very lovely wool blend called Angel Hair.
They were super quick and easy to weave up. If I hadn’t been sick during the middle of it all, it probably would have taken me 1.5 days to weave. The last one was an simple scarf I made my for youngest. This was the only photo I found of it.
It was my first project in DoubleWeave. Doubleweave is where you make an upper and lower cloth together. It means you can either weave double the size of your loom or make a tube (gloves!). I’ve been a bit hesitant to start this method because most projects are for blankets. That’s a lot of yarn and time invested on something that I may or may not figure out. Doing this small project made it quite doable for a new weaver. I’ll definitely be making more of these.
I’ve actually decided I don’t really like the Table loom. I like treadling with my feet more than my hands. Fortunately, I bought it used and will just sell it again for about the same price.
I’ve already had two daughters decide that I’m making this for them. We’ll see.