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« on: March 29, 2010 07:52:24 AM »

Awhile back I made a scarf for my dear friend Jason. He is an amazing guy and I wanted to make something for him so I decided on a hand woven scarf.

I chose several natural coloured alpaca fleeces and scoured the fiber. I cleaned and carded the fleeces then spun them up by colour. I spun fiber up to about a worsted weight 2-ply yarn, maybe a little under worsted, then wove it on my Ashford rigid heddle loom










5 alpaca fleeces handspun in their natural colours woven into a lovely plaid.

I'm so pleased with how it turned out!



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« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2010 07:58:04 AM »

Wow, you did an amazing job! And it's so awesome you even spun your own yarn. That's starting from scratch. I'm sure Jason loves it.
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« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2010 08:04:29 AM »

Wow!  All your hard work and planning has yielded a beautiful result!  Kudos to you.
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« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2010 08:07:56 AM »

truly a handmade gift from start to finish!  I am impressed and hope that he realizes what a friend you are! wow
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« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2010 12:42:59 PM »

That is amazing. You did a beautiful job!
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« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2010 01:01:39 PM »

That is so beautiful!  I love that those are the natural colors of the fleece!
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« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2010 03:14:23 AM »

nice combination of colors, good job! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2010 05:51:07 AM »

Wow!  This is really an example of the creative process, from start to finish!  Nice work!
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« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2010 07:05:44 AM »

I love Brown Color, that scarf is really cute.. What kind of fiber did you used for that SensiblyTacky? Hope you won't mind.. Wink
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« Reply #9 on: April 24, 2010 05:37:46 AM »

wonderful job Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2010 06:28:04 PM »

Beautiful.  I love woven scarves and it's even more special because you spun the yarn and everything!
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« Reply #12 on: March 13, 2011 03:31:16 PM »

That's so cool. I'd totally wear that.
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« Reply #13 on: March 28, 2011 07:12:58 PM »

beautiful,even spinning job..looks great..he must have loved it!.. hmmm muat rummage thru the stash for some alpaca.....
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