More Weaving

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The SampleIt loom is a really great little loom. Perfect in every detail just like it’s bigger cousins.  I have put on a scarf length here in this lovely soft black and white yarn so that I can weave a scarf and do a bit of sampling at the same time.

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The loom comes with a 7.5 reed which seems to be good for most DK yarns but I see you can buy other reed sizes.  It is all so dinky…..I am going to weave in white alpaca first and then black and then a mixture of the two and then maybe some grey as I want to make a pinafore dress for the winter that has a bodice top and a longish skirt.  I like the idea of making one side black on this warp and the other side white, but who knows!

At the moment I like the black the best as it sets of the warp well and also it seems to weave better as a singles yarn rather than a plied one.

I very seldom make a sample as I am always keen to get started and sometimes making a sample rather takes the magic out of the idea, but this little loom is so sweet to use sampling seems to be fun.

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You can use the Quick Threading method to get your warp onto the loom and be ready to start  weaving in less than an hour.  Finished results coming soon.

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