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« on: January 18, 2014 09:51:28 AM »

Hey gang! A very good friend of mine let me borrow a table loom and her warping board. I'd never used either before, but with YouTube and some willpower, I figured it out. This is my first ever attempt at weaving anything at all. I made a scarf using some yarn I spun up over the Christmas break (I dyed the yarn with food coloring). I really love how this turned out, and I'm officially addicted to weaving!













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« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2014 09:59:01 AM »

that looks so pretty!  you did a really good job.   Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2014 10:09:08 AM »

This is gorgeous! The colors are so beautiful and the weaving looks exceptional.
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« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2014 10:53:32 AM »

Fantastic colors and looks very soft too!
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« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2014 11:08:14 AM »

Thanks, guys! I'm thrilled it came out as well as it did. I know things will get easier with practice, too. I really want to make a shawl next, but I'm still debating what kind of materials to use. (Singing) A whole new world...... a new fantastic point of view.....  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2014 11:17:20 AM »

P3, you are just getting more and more amazing. I don't know what else to say, really.
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« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2014 12:48:55 PM »

Absolutely gorgeous. I love scarves and wraps and have a bunch I wear regularly but this, I'd never take it off. It's fantastic.
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« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2014 02:01:54 PM »

If that is your first weaving, I look forward to seeing future projects!

I love the colors and you are learning a new skill!  Fantastic!  Also, great to use your own yarn!
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« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2014 03:53:11 PM »

Those colors are just gorgeous.
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« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2014 06:18:36 PM »

How wonderful!  I hope you keep weaving and sharing!
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