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« on: August 19, 2009 01:01:51 PM »

I got an Ashford Knitters Loom yesterday and I've already made 2 scarves. I'm obsessed! I didn't need another hobby!

The first one (green) is way too stiff because I crammed the yarn down too hard, but the pink one is perfect. It's cashmere, silk, and a few strands of tweed. The yardage really seemed to stretch a lot further than it does with knitting, which is good because I can make scarves with all my tiny balls of handspun that are too small for anything else.

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« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2009 02:08:15 PM »

I love those scarves! 
I've been contemplating purchasing one of those looms......  your scarves make me want one even more!
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« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2009 05:29:41 PM »

Well done! I have an Ashford Rigid Heddle loom and a floor loom and I find that I use my RH loom way more than the floor loom b/c I can weave in any room of the house...including while watching TV  Grin

Your colors are great!
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« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2009 06:06:43 AM »

lovely and I just made a couple myself for the first time and the yardage goes on and on . So scarfs will be my new pet projects as well.
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