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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The Triangle Loom

I've received some nice comments on my shawls which is encouraging! But a lot of people assume that they are knitted, which is ironic since I'm a TERRIBLE knitter! So am posting here a picture of the triangle loom that I weave the shawls on. Each shawl is five triangles sewn together. Sometimes I add a sixth triangle down the back, but haven't decided which style I prefer. They're fun to weave with these fuzzy cozy yarns, so soft and also washable.


Frankie said...

Wow.. that is pretty interesting. I taught myself to knit.. but I am HORRIBLE at it. I did learn to crochet when I was really little.. I make scarves every once in a while.. :)

Sara said...

Nice! Weaving is something I haven't tried yet. The blue shawl on my page is crocheted. It was a prayer shawl for my friend when her 2 year old little boy passed away. I've seen those looms at The Wool Gathering in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Maybe someday I'll try it. My 4 year old has several of those plastic looms, but she prefers to crochet. :)

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