Quiet Friday: Just a Little More Yarn, Please

Cotton, linen, wool. Thick, thin, slick, rough, smooth, bumpy. Yarn comes in so many shapes and sizes. But, oh, it’s the colors that draw me in. I love a wall of yarn! I don’t need to have it all, I just want to look at it. Thread on tubes looks spectacular, piled up in cubbies. Yarn in skeins looks inviting. Yarn, thread, fiber… Whatever you want to call it, may I have just a little more, please?

Wall of Thread at Vävstuga!

I love the circles of colors and the “O’s” of the tubes! It’s as if they all have their little mouths open.

Working with colors at Vävstuga.

Class time at Vävstuga often means playing with colors.

Tubes of Linen Thread at Vävstuga.

Decisions, decisions… Which linen color would you choose?

Dahlia on the Bridge of Flowers, Shelburne, MA

Dahlia on the Bridge of Flowers, just outside the Vävstuga weaving studio.

Wall of Thread at Vävstuga! Isn't it pretty?

Cotton, anyone? This is a fun wall of color! It is the backdrop to the table where we wind our quills at Vävstuga.

Bridge of Flowers at Shelburne Falls, MA

Another Dahlia that caught my attention! I like the raggedy edges. Imagine blending yarn in these colors.

Skeins of Wool at Vävstuga

Yarn on skeins will be wound into balls to be prepared for weaving.

More Thread Tubes at Vävstuga!

What can I say? I never get tired of seeing the thread color circles!

Please come back next week for the lively conversation I had with Swedish weaving expert and founder of Vävstuga Weaving School, Becky Ashenden, in her living room. Find out what makes her tick!

May your days be filled with color!

Just a little more yarn, pretty please,

Karen

 

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