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Is your next craft addiction weaving beads on a loom? | Mirrix Looms

Is your next craft addiction weaving beads on a loom? | Mirrix Looms | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
Posted on May 29, 2014 by mirrixlooms / This entry was posted in Bead Weaving and tagged bead instructions, free bead ebook, free bead weaving instruction, free beading instruction, Mirrix Looms, weaving on a loom.
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Relaxing and productive ways of spending the time. Background image of Russian Spindle copyright by Michael Sherwood 2012 (www.satisfyingphotos.com)
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eight years!

eight years! | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
I just had a notification from WordPress that it is apparently eight years ago today since my first blog post here. This is a pretty significant anniversary, and I’ve spent the past couple of hours thinking about how...
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Free Bobble and Waves Throw and Cushion knitting pattern

Free Bobble and Waves Throw and Cushion knitting pattern | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
Free Bobble and Waves Throw and Cushion knitting pattern from Blacker Yarns in the UK http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/. Level of difficulty: beginner to intermediate Although there are cables, these are repeated across the design and are an ideal...
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In which the undyed yarn lines itself up on the stairs... and the interminable rain

In which the undyed yarn lines itself up on the stairs... and the interminable rain | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
Things are a little nuts around here, but in a happy, this-is-a-lot-of-fun sort of way. There is nothing better than messing around with yarn and color.
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acrylic failure

acrylic failure | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
A sock knit from worsted weight acrylic yarn that is knit too tight to be useful.
Knit from wool (which has more stretch), it would be a good sock.
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Prevent Natural Fibre Sweaters From Shedding By Freezing Them - Lifehacker Australia

Prevent Natural Fibre Sweaters From Shedding By Freezing Them - Lifehacker Australia | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
If you have a natural fibre sweater, you’ve probably noticed it occasionally sheds or pills. To prevent this from happening, try freezing it.
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Ellen Paulley on Twitter

Ellen Paulley on Twitter | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
A #craftselfie with my Aran Scarf with Bobbles by Melissa Leapman. @CraftYear2015 #knitting pic.twitter.com/2JKSzwuft1
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On the Road and At Home with Suzy Brown aka Wool Wench

It’s hard to believe that it has been a year since Suzy aka Woolwench was last here.  I’ve been looking forward to this for months and while we have the better part of a week left till she goes home, time is flying by.  We started out by taking a ...
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Knit and Breathe - Huffington Post

Knit and Breathe - Huffington Post | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
It's my favorite form of mindful meditation. I take a few minutes for myself each day, focus on my breathing, on the feel of the yarn in my hands, and I listen to the clicking of the needles as I work.
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The First of Many

The First of Many | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
My 2016 MDSW shawl looks like this. That's the first spindle full being wound off onto a paper you-know-what-tube. I'll be filling it up all summer and then starting a new one in the fall for plying.
It's going to be so pretty.
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Eurovision hosts as you've never seen them before... - The Argus

Eurovision hosts as you've never seen them before... - The Argus | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
A EUROVISION superfan is celebrating this year’s contest with some new knitted creations of former host Terry Wogan and the current presenter…
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A Green Walnut Hull Dyebath used for Dyeing a Silk Ecobundle Leaf Print

A Green Walnut Hull Dyebath used for Dyeing a Silk Ecobundle Leaf Print | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
This bowl of walnut hulls resurfaced when I was clearing up in the garage.
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Knitwear goes to the movies

Knitwear goes to the movies | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
And the award for the best knitwear goes to…
We’re loving the outfits on the red carpet at Cannes, so we thought we’d pull together some of our favourite knitwear movie moments in celebration of the famous film festival.
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Weaving for The Cricket

Weaving for The Cricket | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
Because of an overindulgence in crocheting granny squares (something I haven't done since the early 1970s) for this year's Christmas present for Granddaughter F, I can't knit right now.  My daughte...
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Revisting the WIPs... - My Sister's Knitter

Revisting the WIPs... - My Sister's Knitter | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
Hello and Happy Sunday to you all! Change of Heart How was your week. From my visits to blogland it would seems that this past week has been busy for most. I have to say, the holds true for me as well. My Sister's Knitter's Ravelry group began a new...
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History of a weave - Calcutta Telegraph

History of a weave - Calcutta Telegraph | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
In the last years of the 19th century, in Murshidabad district, two men from widely disparate social backgrounds were busy documenting and reviving the silk industry. While N.G.
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Kristen TenDyke - Firefly Scarf

Kristen TenDyke - Firefly Scarf | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
May's Featured FREE Pattern is the Firefly Scarf: http://t.co/1kbwkLM7fI #knitting #freepattern
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Weaving hope into Kurdish textile tradition - Rudaw

Weaving hope into Kurdish textile tradition - Rudaw | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Carpet enthusiasts in Erbil hope to resuscitate Kurdistan’s extinct nomadic textile tradition in upcoming weeks by re-launching a highly successful weaving program.

“Once we get the funding we can start within two weeks.
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Twist Collective Spring 2015: A Review

Twist Collective Spring 2015: A Review | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
Twist Collective has released its Spring 2015 issue. Let's have a look at it, shall we?
Wickerwork cardigan. Lovely! Great shape and detailing.
Placid cardigan. Hangs badly and has a rather ratty look.
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An Arm Knit Cowl

An Arm Knit Cowl | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
Brrrrr!  It has been so cold in Evanston this winter (January) that I wanted to make myself a wonderful chunky cowl.  And I wanted it fast.  Time to make another arm knit cowl in under an hour!
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Yarn Stories

Yarn Stories | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
Yarn Stories is a British company spinning yarn in a historic mill in Yorkshire. Producing merino and alpaca yarns in various weights, at Yarn Stories they believe that a great yarn is nothing without a great design.
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Tapestries in upcoming exhibits

Tapestries in upcoming exhibits | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
This last couple of years have been busy ones for several of my tapestries.  I've been fortunate to have had my work in seven exhibits in 2014 and 2015...
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Saltaire Arts Trail Looms

Saltaire Arts Trail Looms | Spinning, Weaving and Knitting | Scoop.it
I’m taking time out from the week thing, as I haven’t really got a chance to work on Found Drowned. It proved too hard to settle knowing I had so much to do in preparation for the Saltaire Arts Tra...
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