Zoom Loom Pixie Hat

John Mullarkey of Malarky Crafts has designed this incredibly cute hat. Made with two colors of Regia Hand-Dye Effect yarn, it takes just 16 squares plus 3 for the decoration on the crown. Though you’ll need to be alert when you sew this hat together, the weaving is quick and the results are adorable! Our sales […]

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Zoom Loom Zippy Bow Tie

This super easy project, our second in our Zoom Loom project series, requires just 3 Zoom Loom squares. A neck band is crocheted and slipped through the back of the “knot” and secured with a snap fastener. This Zippy Bow Tie is created by our very own Benjamin Krudwig. (Benji’s checkered hat and scarf were the project featured […]

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Check this out!

  If you haven’t been reading Yearning to Spin and Weave, then you’ve been missing out on some great ideas, meanderings, project ideas from Melissa and Stephanie. Here’s Melissa’s rug woven from old t-shirt strips from our last installment–now that’s recycling. Look for Stephanie’s repurposed sweater in the next issue and be inspired!

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Festive Wine Bag

Festive Wine Bag

Recently I have been glued to the weaving groups on ravelry.com looking for ideas and inspiration. In particular, I like reading the conversations that take place in the “Warped Weavers” and “Rigid Heddle Looms” groups. These groups are a great source of information on equipment as well as the warping and weaving process. No question […]

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Sewing My Dibby Dabs Skirt

Good thing for friends. Thank God for friends who sew (thanks MK). Except for the occasional napkin hemming and pants shortening, I’m PJHHE (pre-junior high home ec) when it comes to sewing. This little handicap, however, didn’t stop me from going along with my staff’s idea to weave and sew skirts to wear to our […]

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Map Basket in “Craft:” Magazine

  In case you haven’t seen “Craft:” magazine, take a look at it your local newsstand. Published by O’Reilly, “Craft:” is a craft magazine with a twist. In it you’ll find fun and often funky projects using traditional techniques as well as stories about crafters. Issue 5 features paper crafts including, folded paper, homemade cards, […]

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