Zoom Loom Wedding Favors

By the time you read this post, I will be out of the office and getting ready for my wedding. I hope you enjoy this post while I enjoy my honeymoon. When it came time to start thinking about making wedding favors for our wedding, my fiancee and I thought for quite some time before […]

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Winner of the Spring Zoom Loom Doll Challenge

We asked Spring Zoom Loom Doll Winner “HotAfricanQueen” a few questions about her Doll! What a relaxing scene What is your name?“Chantal Hoareau” Where are you from? “Born in Africa, I now make Los Angeles, California my home.” How long have you been weaving?“I have only been weaving since March 2014. This is the 1st loom […]

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Tablet Pouch – A Zoom Loom Project

This tablet pouch is beautiful and functional, and sure to get compliments when you take it out. The diagonal ribs are an important design element, celebrating rather than disguising the seams. Download the PDF to get started on your own tablet case. View our other Zoom Loom projects.           

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Zoom Loom Mat

Zoom Loom Table Mat

When one has a three-year-old with a fondness for making tents around the house, tablecloths no longer serve their intended purpose. Our dinner table is scantily clad these days, choosing to cover itself with a small tray that holds various condiments and candlesticks. Well, I recently had one of those, “I’m a weaver with no […]

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Zoom Loom Project: Ruffled Squared

Constance Hall has given us another sweet project: A ruffled scarf using many (60!) Zoom Loom squares and basic knitting skills.This project could be used as a great stash-buster and is perfect for fall-weather layering. Difficulty rating: Easy weaving/easy knitting Finished Size: 110″ Yarn: Crystal Palace Mini Mochi color 316 Equinox for the squares, 3 […]

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Zoom Loom Project: Infinity Squared

No, you don’t have to weave an infinity of squares to make this project! Just weave 20-22 squares in Crystal Palace Mini Mochi, taking advantage of the slow color changes in this yarn to create a scarf with beautiful color gradations, finished with a delightful crocheted picot edging. If you need a little help with […]

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Part 17: Zoom Loom Yarn Explorations

We’re reaching the end of the lovely, lovely yarns we’ve been sampling on the Zoom Loom. The images have been compiled into a kind of online swatch book – you can find this, as well as project instructions, at schachtspindle.com. Manos del Uruguay Manos Silk Blend, a merino silk blend in sport weight. We love […]

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Part 16: Zoom Loom Yarn Explorations

We’re finding our fingers itching to zoom with all of these exciting yarns. The possibilities are mind boggling. Below: The Yarns of Rhichard Devrieze  Peppino (merino wool), fingering weight. As with most of the variegated yarns with quick color changes, this yarn makes a really fun plaid effect. Great colors! Below: Universal Yarn Rozetti Polaris […]

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Part 15: Zoom Loom Yarn Explorations

Here are some more fabulous samples from our TNNA yarn partners: Below: Koigu Wool Designs KPM (left) and KPPPM (right), both merino wool sock yarn. We love the self-plaiding of the KPPPM swatch. Imagine putting a bunch of these squares together for a scarf? Wow! Below: Ancient Arts Superwash Bluefaced Leicester 4-ply sock yarn, and […]

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Part 14: Zoom Loom Yarn Explorations

Below,  Interlacements Yarn Irish Jig, (40% Flax, 31% Cotton, 29% Rayon, strand of metallic thread) sport weight. The Submarine color changes make a beautiful random plaid with a hint of sparkle. Below, starting at the left is Cabled Cotton, a DK weight 100% mercerized cotton. Next is a square made from Fun Flats yarn.  It […]

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