Explore Tapestry Weave Along Week 5: Ghiordes Knots or Rya, Damascus Edge, and Finishing

With Jane Patrick We’re ending our weave along with my favorite technique, rya or ghiordes knots. I love the freedom of creating a design with this technique and the cut pile surface it creates. Ghiordes knots is a knotting technique. It does not have discontinuous wefts so is not considered tapestry. So, why am I […]

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Explore Tapestry Week 3 – Slit & Interlock Techniques

Explore Tapestry Weave Along Week 3: Slit and Interlock Tapestry Techniques and Weaving a Shape With Jane Patrick Join the weave along here. Don’t forget to share your progress and questions on Facebook and Ravelry. On Instagram use #exploretapestry and tag us @schacht_spindle_company. Welcome to week 3! I hope you enjoyed getting the feel of […]

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How do you Hygge?

Hygge. First of all, there seems to be a whole lot of confusion around how to properly pronounce this word of Norwegian and Danish origin, brought to media prominence by the Danes, and embraced of late by the western world. VisitDenmark indicates that the proper pronunciation is “hooga” and the word translates roughly to “coziness”. […]

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