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How I used one warp to make six towels on an 8 shaft weaving loom November 23 2019

I wound a 7 yard warp of a 416 ends of mix of natural and white 8/2 Venne organic cotton set at 20epi and used a different colour weft for a series of 6 tea towels. I used a 4 shaft draft from Handwoven's Top Ten Tea Towels. I wove an inch of tabby at each end for a hem and a few picks of a contrasting colour as a separator. It was fast enjoyable weave using my Ashford 8 shaft loom and the results are...

Video review by Calon Yarns September 22 2019

We were recently visted by Lynne & Carole who came along to try out a few spinning wheels and fibre. Sit back and watch their sweet home made video review...

Testing the new Ashford Electric Spinner December 21 2017

Sit back and watch this video of the NEW Ashford electric spinner in action...

Loving my Rigid Heddle Loom! October 08 2015

A little bird (who is in the know) told me that weaving is the new knitting, so I thought I'd jump on the bandwagon! After a few plain weave scarves – varying degrees of success and an uphill clamber up the learning curve – I felt ready to try something a little more adventurous and I thought I would share it with you...