Category Archives: Recycled Cashmere

Cuttin’ Off Missoula



GOOD NEWS! The downstairs neighbor cannot hear me weaving !

MORE GOOD NEWS! Another weaving off the loom!

What can I say?!

Like bubbles, the cashmere yarn rises up to celebrate!

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A Fabulous Big Blanket for an Amazing Little Person


What a wonderful way to celebrate a day of gratitude!

I don’t really have words, but I just had to share this picture with you. Imagine sleeping wrapped in the blessings of your family.

Parents report that Maya goes right to sleep as soon as she is wrapped up in … Continue Reading…

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Blessing Baby Blanket Complete and Shipped

For some reason, the computer would not let me make a post last night, but here is the blanket moments before I raced off to FedEx for a Monday delivery on the East Coast.

The finished measurements are 40″ x 64″ plus fringe. My plan had been to hem the … Continue Reading…

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First Weaving in my New Home

I don’t have the energy to write much. I feel like I have been running a marathon.

Ah, the thrill of victory…..
The dimensions before washing—44.5″ x 72″. I wove some extra which I planned to trim off when I hemmed the blanket after washing and drying in the machine. … Continue Reading…

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Weaving With Intention


The focus is on “intention”. The blessings I receive from the client are qualities they desire to wrap around the baby in a permanent “hug” rather than something for the baby to grow into.


I was going to tell you all about how I was 60 heddles short when I … Continue Reading…

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Blessing Baby Blanket


I don’t recall what I was thinking when I accepted a weaving commission due on October 1, but I did.

The family selected 18 blessing words (and 9 colors) and requested a blanket 40″ x 48″. A blanket with that many words would have to be 80″ wide. The family … Continue Reading…

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Rumors of the Big Weave

As I mentioned, this a test for the Dalai Lama weaving. I want to see how natural dyed silk combines with recycled cashmere.
When I test (sample), I always make a scarf.

Although this picture is dark, I thought is was adorable.

And, of course, the most exciting moment of … Continue Reading…

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Bla Bla Bla Blog On

Bla bla finished weaving before trip. Bla bla someone bought it off my neck. Bla bla woven another.

Bla bla great trip. Bla bla flu after trip. Bla bla writers block. Bla bla taxes. Bla bla Mercury retrograde (grin)

You fill in the blanks.
The beauty of blogging is moving … Continue Reading…

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Cashmere Stash in Studio

Before I begin the weaving, I decided a complete inventory of my cashmere was necessary. I haven’t weighed my stash, but it is juicy.


Since the warp is so busy, I think a neutral would be the best weft. I sent the picture below to Paula, the recipient, and she … Continue Reading…

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Merry Christmas

A blessed child enjoying his Blessing Blanket.

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