A few months ago we began to carry Kromsk spinning wheels and rigid heddle looms.
As our rainy, chilly winter weather continued up through last weekend, I
succumbed to the temptation of the 36″ loom sitting in Alison’s
I wove a lot right after graduating from college. No, I’m not going
to give you specific dates. Let’s just say it has been a very long time
since I sat at a loom full of colorful yarns. But, I have very fond
memories of my woven textiles.
The first step was to look through my yarn stash at home. Weaving is a wonderful way to use up lots and lots of yarns. Sock Summit
opens next week.I’ve been struggling with the dilemma of having a
rather large stash of fingering weight sock yarns. A good friend
reminded me that weaving uses a lot of yarn. Lots of mixed and matched
yarns. The more varied, the better. So, another justification for me to
take home a rigid heddle loom was to be able to weave up a good chunck
of my fingering weight yarns so that I can go a bit crazy at Sock