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Weft terry cloth

Weft terry cloth

Posted by Eileen Hallman on Sep 18th 2015

Next was exploring the loop. When you have an open sett and a springy weft yarn, that weft yarn try to fold back on itself when the fabric is relaxed. What sett, what yarn size in order to get a f … read more
Deep structure

Deep structure

Posted by Eileen Hallman on Sep 18th 2015

Moving right along, and playing with crepe twist ideas, I noticed that the fabric woven with a filling of “more than normal” twist curled up at one corner and down at the other. I had cut a small … read more
Shaping cloth with twist energy and weave structure

Shaping cloth with twist energy and weave structure

Posted by Eileen Hallman on Sep 16th 2015

I was weaving plain weave. At the time I was not really clued in to the amount of twist, other than to put enough in so it wouldn’t fall apart during weaving. So I put another warp on, and wove a … read more
"Waisted energy"

"Waisted energy"

Posted by Eileen Hallman on Sep 16th 2015

The single shuttle plaid idea comes from using a sliver with several colors side by side and spinning a different color with each arm’s length draw. I was both a new spinner and a new weaver at th … read more
My first handspun handwoven singles

My first handspun handwoven singles

Posted by Eileen Hallman on Sep 16th 2015

My first project using singles for weft was a “single shuttle plaid”; I wove using a damask shuttle I got at a weaver’s estate sale; the shuttle did not have the usual rod that holds a bobbin, and … read more