Magic in the Shadows

I love weaving in shadow-weave. From the simple juxtaposition of threads comes magical 3D effects. It is thrilling to watch it come to life.

I hadn’t woven in several weeks and was feeling the pull of the loom. On Thursday I came home to my latest small shipment of DK weight yarn, earmarked for shadow weave scarves for online and autumn craft sales.  So how better to spend Valentine’s evening? My husband at his loom creating shadow-weave facecloths in bright purple and pink cotton, and me with my fennel and cream scarf in progress. Classic 70s music in the background, and voila! a peaceful and harmonious evening.

fennel and cream wool blend scarf

fennel and cream wool blend scarf

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Purple and pink face cloth in soft cotton

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shadow weave is always best appreciated from a little distance

Life is good.

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