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25 October 2005 @ 10:37 am
Documentation of my first weaving efforts  
I made cloth!

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This is from my very first homework. I've decided that I'm going to make a set of full-sized placemats from this combination of perle and heavy cottons.

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Here's a detail shot of one of the other plain weave samples.

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I am enamored of this rip weave, and may very well make a set of placemats from this sort of color blocking. The colors are gorgeous together. Downside is that rip weave takes *forever* and uses a ton of yarn.

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Diagonal twill. This stuff curls exactly like stockinette, for the same reason. Especially if one is prone to beating hard.

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Broken twill

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Not too shabby for a rank beginner. And now I have several mug rugs for practical use too.

Today I'm working on understanding block design and doing that homework. Design structure vs. weave structure; threading (1 3    2 3; 1 3    2 3...) & trompt as writ; pattern versus tabby shots. We'll see if I come out the other side of the afternoon sane...

-the redhead-
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felician_logicfelician_logic on October 25th, 2005 07:40 pm (UTC)
Nice work! Very even and snug.
Brown Eyed Girlbrowneyedgirl65 on October 25th, 2005 08:41 pm (UTC)
these are your first efforts at weaving????

*klunk*

BEG, deeply impressed
(ps, i love those colors at the top too)
paradoxymoronparadoxymoron on October 26th, 2005 01:19 am (UTC)
woot!