I just cut off panel 3 (center panel)! I had to hang it right up. It has a lighter look than the first two, so I decided to put it in the center for now.
In case you are just tuning in, each panel is 20″ wide and will become a blanket 90″x 100″. The warp is ikat dyed bamboo, and the weft is un-knitted cashmere sweaters.
In addition to the goal of using recycled cashmere, my plan is to design the blanket without writing anything down. I don’t know exactly what I am going to do next, so I will let the panels hang there for a while and wait until they tell me what to do next.
The next time the sun comes out, I will find a place outside where I can stretch out the whole length of each panel to see the entire piece. I hope I like what I see.
If it doesn’t rain tomorrow, I will be dyeing some 8/2 cotton.