Even More Handwoven Baby Blankets

Oh the baby blanket saga continues. I really love experimenting with design and using different yarns to create baby blankets. I just have so many ideas and not enough looms. Okay, I actually have quite a few looms, but never enough shafts and certainly not enough time. Our family will…

A Handwoven Scarf Just in Time for Winter

I just love yarn- really I love yarn. I can’t say that I’m a yarn hoarder, at least not yet, but I’m well on my way. There’s nothing like finding some beautiful, shimmery, soft and squishy yarn and to top it off, in the colors that you love. I came…

My M’s and O’s Baby Blanket

Do you have a certain weaving structure that you are just drawn to? For me, that’s M’s and O’s. I’m not sure exactly why but the texture that’s formed with the adjacent plain weave and rib weave blocks is just amazing. It’s so incredible the difference between the weaving that’s…

The Fibonacci Sequence in Weaving

I have a near total aversion to math. I have many childhood memories of sitting at the kitchen table doing my math homework with my dad in tears. I was definitely an English Language Arts student who loved to write poetry, and as I became older, gravitated more towards the…

Handwoven Christmas Stockings

It’s always a little nostalgic when my family decorates for Christmas. My grandmother on my father’s side was a weaver and also ventured into needle crafts such as needlepoint. My grandmother on my mother’s side crocheted. Both loved Christmas so we have quite a few ornaments and Christmas decorations handmade…

A Baby Blanket for Kaitlyn

I absolutely love creating projects when given a theme! My very good friend’s daughter will be welcoming a baby boy into the family in January and it was no surprise when Lori told me that Kaitlyn was planning on decorating the nursery using a space theme. Kaitlyn has always had…

Weaving Baby Blankets with Sugarwheel Cotton

I really LOVE weaving with this cotton. Not only do I love the feel of the cotton, the colorways are just beautiful. I wove my first blanket for my daughter Kassie’s good friend Molly who welcomed her baby boy earlier this October and it turned out great. Here’s a picture…