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« on: April 08, 2010 02:43:45 AM »

Hi all!

I bought on eBay a very cheap table loom with floor legs, and I tried to do something.
I followed a draft design from Handweaving.net, that have a lot of free drafts.
So, I used a very strong wool for the warp, that took me 5 hours to do it, and then at least 7 hours of effective weaving.
the result is a very very heavy wool textile with a nice pattern.
here the show:

the pattern

warping

artistic shot of the big crochet trick for warping

again me warping

the working mood in my honey's house

on the loom

a glimpse of the right side\wrong side

that's all!


The textile measures  60 cm width and 160 cm length

Enjoy!

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D'ario
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« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2010 03:02:31 AM »

 Shocked beautiful !
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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2010 03:16:11 AM »

oh that is gorgeous! beautiful contrasting colours! love it!
I always like to put several metres of warp on my looms, enough to play around with, do a project, get a large amount of weaving done before I have to cut it off. Saves alot of time with the threading up process!
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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2010 04:35:25 AM »

Beautiful pattern, great job!
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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2010 05:25:26 AM »

That looks great! Wish I had that kinda patience Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2010 06:40:39 AM »

that is amazing!
Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2010 07:11:08 AM »

That's a stunning piece.  I admore your patience on the loom.  Nice work.
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« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2010 07:45:50 AM »

Gorgeous, and <3 the colours!  Fantastic work!   
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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2010 07:57:00 AM »

Amazing! It looks divine. Nice job!!!
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« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2010 08:07:07 AM »

This is beautiful. I like both the wrong & the right sides.
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