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« on: February 06, 2007 07:06:05 AM »

This is my seven-year-old, Timothy, with his second woven scarf:

He made it on an Easy Weaver child's loom. I'm shocked at how good he is at getting his edges even and packing down the weft. The first six inches of scarf aren't quite as neat as the rest, but it had been four or five months since he finished his first weaving project.

Oh yeah, he knits too. Smiley

« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2007 07:58:32 AM »

Now, there is a face full of pride!!!  and rightly so! Smiley

Congrats on the fantastic scarf, Timothy!  It looks wonderful!  I'm very jealous.
Keep up the great work!  Can't wait to see #3.

« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2007 08:00:01 AM »

Oh wow! Way to go, Timothy! I couldn't make anything THAT cool!
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2007 10:36:47 PM »

Very neat!  I really like the almost ikat-ish pattern he ended up with because of the colors too!

« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2007 07:42:04 AM »

wow. That is one cool kid you have.  Cool

How muh does a child's loom run you? I might move weaving up my list of fiber arts to try.....hmm...

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« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2007 07:47:10 AM »

Well done, Timothy!!  That's an awesome scarf!

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« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2007 05:24:29 PM »

Thanks for the compliments, everybody! I passed them on to Timothy.

Here's the Harrisville page http://www.harrisville.com/html/ewa_ewb.html . Tim uses the Easy Weaver A. Actually, we got it at a flea market for twenty dollars. It was still in the box, warped with the original yarn, and only a couple inches of weaving had been done by the original owner. What a steal!

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« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2007 10:22:41 PM »

Way to go! My 12 year old son is a fifth generation weaver, and has been weaving since he was about 5 or 6. I am glad now that his arms stretch all the way across our 48" loom so I don't have to sit on the loom bench with him to help him throw the shuttles. You have started a proud family heritage!

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« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2007 08:28:42 AM »

Looks great!  Timmy .. You did Good!
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« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2007 07:44:55 PM »

Go, Timmy, Go! I am teaching a textile class this summer at my Montessori school and I am going to tell the children all about Timmy and will show them your post so they can see that they can make a scarf too!

He knits too!? Timmy, you are my hero!

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