Archive for the 'rasmussen 4S table' Category

Placemat the First

N asked for placemats like ones E has. hemmed, washed, dried I wove one on my table loom, cut it off, hemmed it, washed it, dried it. It was the right size and it looked similar to what he requested. So I tied the warp back onto the front and started the other three, with […]

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Slippery Slope

A year ago I bought my first* loom, a new Glimåkra Emilia 50cm rigid heddle. This past weekend I bought my fourth loom – my first floor loom – a 1970s Glimåkra 100cm Ideal (4S/6T). my handsome loom I’m waiting on a shipment from the lovely and responsive people at Glimåkra USA with new heddles, […]

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Birthday Rug

Yesterday was my sister K’s birthday. I made her a looper rug with loopers from Crazy as a Loom. I think she liked it. Despite the Clown Barfiness. 8/4 rug warp in smoky blue, ~200 ends, 8 epi (12 dent reed, threaded 1-1-0). I tried a rag shuttle, ski shuttle, and a long stick shuttle. […]

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Twill Table Runner

The current weaving in progress. table runner My first time using a boat shuttle. It’s very quick. Yarn is Wollmeise. Wollmeise is pretty good for weaving because it almost behaves like a cotton – it’s not stretchy. more patterns I finished one table runner at about 2’10″. The second one I hope I can eke […]

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Houndstooth Scarf

I wove a scarf in a couple of weeks in December. scarf in a tree Then it took me over a month to twist the fringe. fringe But hey. It’s cool. I love the fabric. red yarn is koigu black/grey is plymouth yarn happy feet Misc Stats: sett 12 epi 108 ends + 2 floating […]

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Rusty and Shiny

Before I bought the used loom, I verified that it wasn’t too rusty as far as the reed and heddles are concerned. Well, the reed was in passable condition, but once I started to clean the loom, I discovered the heddles really were not. rusty heddles I tried the method of cleaning them off with […]

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Cleaning the Loom

I mentioned last month that I bought a used loom from someone on Craigslist. Although I wanted to immediately warp it and weave something, I instead was convinced by people in the Warped Weavers group on Ravelry to clean it up first. I’m glad I was convinced to do that because in the process I […]

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