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Topic: Cream, Burgundy & Grey Woven Wall Hanging  (Read 1762 times)
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« on: January 11, 2019 11:53:34 AM »

As though I don't do enough crafts, I recently took it into my head to try weaving.  Since I wasn't sure if I would enjoy it or not, I didn't want to sink a ton of funds into a nice, serious loom, so I took advantage of a clearance sale Lion Brand was having on their Martha Stewart Weaver Loom.  I got one free, one on clearance for $10, and the extender kit from Amazon for $16.  Now I can put all three together to make a larger surface when I want to.  This was my first practice project.  Just a simple wall hanging, playing around with the tools.  I didn't follow any pattern, just making it up as I went along.



This was made from some yarns in my stash, and some my mom recently brought me.  Wool, wool-blend, and acrylics, all from my drawer of small scraps.  I'm looking forward to trying some different weaves and playing around with the scraps of beautiful silk sari yarns that are too beautiful to throw away, but too small to crochet with.



My only regret is that this didn't use up as much stash yarn as I hoped it would!  Guess I'll have to make some more.  Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2019 12:54:12 PM »

Neat! Was it hard to do?
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« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2019 01:06:56 PM »

That looks wonderful. Welcome to the world of weaving.
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« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2019 02:29:40 PM »

Neat! Was it hard to do?

Nope. Super easy. (Because of that whole not a “real” loom. )
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« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2019 04:09:12 PM »

It turned out fantastic! Definitely a great use for all those tiny balls of leftover yarn  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2019 04:55:59 PM »

Nice find! This turned out beautiful. Love the look of the weave.
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« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2019 05:12:39 PM »

I absolutely love this! The colors are beautiful. Rocked it!
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« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2019 05:45:10 AM »

Thanks friends!
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« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2019 08:07:12 AM »

WOW! One would never guess this was your first!
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2019 05:09:47 PM »

Such is fan of these wall hangings. And I love the colors. Sumptuous!

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Just saw your thread title. Nice.
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« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2019 08:59:22 AM »

Love it, Jennie!!!
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« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2019 12:21:27 PM »

Oh, this is really fun!

Added bonus:
The 3rd graders at my kid's elementary school go on a field trip where they are introduced to old fashioned weaving, and bring home a small kit--even the boys like this! My art teacher friend has started added basic weaving into her curriculum, too.

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« Reply #12 on: January 16, 2019 11:14:08 AM »

What a great way to use up the ends of beautiful yarn. Lovely!
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« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2019 08:05:44 AM »

That's your first piece?! the edges are amazing! Well done!
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« Reply #14 on: November 08, 2019 12:12:20 AM »

Ooh, that's lovely! I love all the different textures!
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