FibreHut Blog — weaving

Weave a scarf from 1 ball of yarn

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Weave a scarf from 1 ball of yarn

Achieve quick and impressive results without spending a fortune. I wove this scarf on a sampleit loom and just one £3.99 ball of Acrylic DK yarn! Here’s how I did it...

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Hand made drop spindles, yarn gauges and orifice hooks

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Hand made drop spindles, yarn gauges and orifice hooks

When he is not weaving or spinning, a long time customer and good friend of ours Trevor Blackburn makes beautiful hand crafted items for us. Each item that Trevor makes is of wonderful quailty and has been lovingly hand turned often from hardwood, fruitwood and other off-cuts that he has lying around his North Wales workshop....

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Shop & stay a while day 15th August 2020

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Shop & stay a while day 15th August 2020

FibreHut had a SHOP & STAY A WHILE DAY on Saturday 15th August in the Cadbury Courtyard at Blackminster business park near Evesham! Despite the threat of rain it stayed fine all day! Lots of people turned up for Gai's weaving demonstartion, to join Keeley's needle felting table and to to sit and spin on their own spinning wheels. The fibrehut shop was open for some much needed retail therapy (social distancing rules applied). There was lots of rummaging in our popular top ends and scraps bin which was freshly stocked and brimming with gorgeous mixed fibre...

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Weaving picnic napkins from eco yarn

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Venne Eco-Jeans 100% Recycled Yarn is made from recycled denim and plastic bottles. This cotton-like yarn has been available at Fibrehut for quite a while but I’ve never actually got round to using it – until now! If recycled yarn is your thing, or if you like the blue denim hues, then give this yarn a try – it will work for tea-towels, table runners, napkins of course, and even clothing fabric....

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Twill blocks baby blanket

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No sooner than I heard the wonderful news that my son and daughter-in-law were expecting, there was a warp on my loom for a baby blanket! I'd been reading Cally Booker's blog about designing with twill blocks and thought this would be an ideal project for my Ashford 8 shaft table loom.....

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