Tuesday, September 1, 2009


Posted by Peg in South Carolina
Yes!  Darn it all anyway!  I have mislaid the WIF file for the beginning of a working draft!  I have looked everywhere.  I have even looked at WIF files that I began with to see if I had written over one of them.  No luck.
The draft is a peculiar combination of the Blooming Leaf and Rippled Diamond.*  These are drafts I have been playing with. The threading combines ideas of the two drafts. But I used a threading and tie-up I had developed working with straight draw crackle threadings.  Without further ado, here we go.
First, the profile threading draft.  Note that the separations indicate separate block groups that can be repeated as individual groups. 
1.Profile Threading
And here the draft, with three possible treadlings. The treadlings not my own idea. They come straight out of the Rippled Diamond draft in Davison.*
1. Overshot treradling reduced size
I cannot find the WIF for the draft!  In a way, it doesn’t matter because I am going to reverse the threading so that the slant in the outside blocks is down and the slant in the center block points up.  But STILL…………WHERE  IS THE DARN FILE?!?!
*I have not blogged about my trials with Rippled Diamond, but the original draft—a regular 4 shaft crackle-- can be found in Davison’s A Handweaver’s Pattern Book.
Related Post:  
I’ve Been Doing Things Backwards
Re-arranging Tie-ups for Overshot Treadlings

Lost My Working Draft!” was written by Margaret Carpenter for Talking about Weaving and was originally posted on September 1, 2009. ©2009 Margaret Carpenter aka Peg in South Carolina.


Delighted Hands said...

Maybe you will find it when you stop looking for it-silly thing is probably tucked in a fifferent file!

Peg in South Carolina said...

And it's probably an obvious file, to boot!

Kaz said...

Peg, I just hate loosing files. I try to go over every logic pattern I might use in saving them...but they can remain lost at the worst time. Hope you find it soon. Kaz

Peg in South Carolina said...

Kaz, it really doesn't matter that much. I still have the profile threading and I can fairly easily re-create the draft should I want to. But it is SOOOO annoying!