Tag Archives: Herdwick

Putting the Pattern on the Rug

The rug I’m weaving has a design composed of patches of different weaves and texture.  While I’m weaving I can only see a short section of the rug at any one time – a bit of what I’ve already woven … Continue reading

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Rug Weaving

Here are a couple of pictures showing the start of the rug I’m weaving for Project 6.  I’m using Herdwick wool that I was able to buy in three shades of grey, some of which I’ve dyed. The second picture … Continue reading

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And we have pictures!

So finally persuaded my phone to upload pictures so that I can post them here. Just three showing my initial rug sampling, mainly playing with rya.  My ideas have changed over the course of this teaching weekend, but there will … Continue reading

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Weekend Wanderings

No pictures with this post unfortunately – I’m in Bradford and my pictures are at home in Shropshire! This is when I find out if the work I’ve done on Project 6 so far is on the right lines.  All … Continue reading

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And on to Project 6

I spent a few days in the Lake District last autumn and dragged the friend I was with up Coniston Old Man.  Not all the way!  Just as far as the abandoned copper mine workings.  I love these old industrial … Continue reading

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