Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Best Laid Plans

I'm out of towels in my Tidepool color way and since I've woven them a number of times, just quickly glanced at my notes.  Oh how I wish I would have taken a few more minutes.  I paired two colors that don't belong together in this setting, the green and gold on the right.  I've since wound a replacement bout and labeled the other one to use in a Harvest set of towels.

This set of towels is having a hard time getting off the ground.  I wove about 2.5" before noticing a glaring sleying error.  Threading errors are a pretty quick fix but sleying errors take time.  I went for a walk and fixed the mistake afterwards.  I had to shift 5" of warp threads one dent to the right and then relash.to the apron rod.
It's still cold but we've have had some blue skies the past couple of days and it's refreshing to finally be able to get out into the field for morning walks.  Especially since my five-year-old SAD light bit the dust three days ago.  I ordered a replacement from Amazon and got it about an hour ago.  I'm sitting in front of it right now!
Once again, I addressed my loom only to have the webbing to the apron rod snap in two.  I was aware that it was looking pretty frayed but I certainly didn't think it was this serious.  I had to go to two places for replacement webbing and two places for new brads to replace the ones currently being used.  Both sides need to be replaced, just not today.

I recently completed two huck scarves so at least I have them to add to my inventory for Fiber Market Day, March 25th.  I'm crossing my fingers that the loom repair will just be an annoying blip.

1 comment:

LA said...

Every once in awhile you get one of those warps that make you crazy...looks like you got yours!!! This, too, shall pass.