Monday, September 17, 2007

Next Crackle Project

Amount woven Friday: 4.5"
Amount woven to date: 2 yards + 21"

Leigh left a comment with this question:

"So are you going to tie on another warp after this, and do as you say with the blue???"

I can give a definite answer to Leigh's first question. No, I am not going to tie on another warp. I will be using a new threading, and the warp will be much narrower, so I will make the warp from scratch.

To the second question I can give no definite answer. The warp will probably be silk, and it will probably be a scarf. What the colors will be or how I will use them I will not be able to figure out until my dyeing experiments are done. The original inspiration for the colors, however, is still the oyster shell photo.

Also, I do not know whether the warp and the weft will be the same weight; nor do I know what the sett will be. Lots of ideas are getting written down, but right now everything is loose, fluid. I want to keep things that way for as long as necessary. This is one of my favorite times in designing.


Leigh said...

I say good for you for writing those ideas down! I try to do that too. Problem is, I've ended up with about 5 different project notebooks. I just grab the first one I can find. I'm obvously not as organized as I think I am.

Dorothy said...

I just looked back at your oyster shell, there's some wonderful colour possibilities there. Please forgive me for being mischievous, ignore this if you like, but I notice the shells have interesting texture as well as colour ;)