Meet the ZOOM Loom!

The ZOOM Loom is a small pin loom that can go anywhere, and make almost anything! Its tiny size (it’s just 4″ x 4″!) means that it can easily fit into a bag for weaving on the go, and the blocks you’ll weave are great modular starting points for a myriad of projects. This little loom…

Dreamin’ of Weavin’? Get Inspired!

Rigid heddle weaving has been gaining in popularity recently, and we couldn’t be more excited! The rigid-heddle loom is a great entry point into the world of weaving. These little looms are portable, relatively inexpensive, and offer you the flexibility of being able to try out a large amount of weaving projects and techniques without the investment…

What’s So Great About 8/2 Cotton?

Spring is finally here! Though the weather may not have gotten the message in certain areas, it’s time to start thinking of BBQs, backyard parties, and warmer weather. And of course, what goes better with an evening on the patio then some gorgeous handwoven napkins? For projects like these, we recommend 8/2 Aurora Earth: A Weaver’s…

EZ Dye Cotton: A revolution in dyeing!

We welcome our guest blogger, Kathy Hattori of Botanical Colors The art of dyeing cotton with natural dyes using traditional methods is labor intensive as the fiber undergoes several steps including scouring, then mordanting and finally the application of the natural dye. Indeed, the complexities of cotton dyeing sometimes seem overwhelming to the new natural…

Weave a V-shawl by guest blogger Robin Lynde

My tips & hints for weaving a V-Shawl I’m always excited once my V-shawl is  finished, off the loom and unfolded to get my first view of how warp and weft converge to create a unique plaid design, created by this double weave technique. My newest design was just published in the March/April 2012 Handwoven magazine and…

Coloring Contest for Weavers

Introducing our new COLORING Contest for Weavers!    It’s easy to enter and the prizes are big! (from Schacht, Tahki, Cotton Clouds, Weavolution, etc; see below)            Simply weave a scarf  7″ x 60″ (plus fringe) using at least four different colors of our best selling Cotton Classic yarns on any 2-shaft loom…