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Big Commission–Chapter 2

I don’t have the energy to write except to say I am pretty jazzed by this warp. I will write more tomorrow. The warp is ikat dyed bamboo yarn.

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Big Commission–Chapter 3

One of the great things about having woven for 47 years is it seems like I weave all the time. What is true, though, is I go in many directions at the same time. Every once in a while, I like to take a break from all that color and … Continue Reading…

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Big Commission–Chapter 2

This isn’t the best picture in the world, but it will give you an idea of my test pieces for the Blanket Commission. I am testing randomly placed ikat dyed bamboo in the warp with the un-knitted cashmere sweater weft. The colored stripes on the left are the colors of … Continue Reading…

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Big Commission–Chapter 1

Five or six years ago I got this crazy notion. I started collecting old cashmere sweaters and un-knitting them with the idea of using the yarn as weft. I un-knitted 6 sweaters and lost my focus. The yarn languished in my cedar chest until recently when I was telling an … Continue Reading…

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