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shaker-rug

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!

Schacht Spindle

Schacht Spindle Company, Inc. was founded during the back-to-earth movement of the late 1960's and its accompanying craft resurgence. Their first loom was a simple tapestry loom, a version which they still make today. Over nearly 50 years, Schacht has developed a broad range of high quality hand weaving and hand spinning tools, including their popular Cricket Loom and Ladybug Spinning wheel. Schacht’s mission is to create beautiful and well-designed products that enhance customers’ weaving and spinning experience through innovative problem solving, creative ideas, skilled woodworking and craftsmanship, and friendly, knowledgeable customer service. Schacht’s family owned business is located in Boulder, Colorado.