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Weaving Inspiration

Here is a selection of weaving projects that are inspiring us this week. Want to be featured? Send us an email or tag your weaving photos with #gistyarn on Instagram! 

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Hand woven wall hanging by Andrea Carpenter of The Winter PhoenixI Am Saying Something, and You Don't Want to Listen 

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Hand woven wall hanging by Andrea Carpenter of The Winter Pheonix |Untitled 

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A beautiful hand woven and hand sewn top by Melissa Hankens

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Process photos by Maria Magdalena Ma of Black Birch Textiles.

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A hand woven, hand sewn top and scarf by Maria Magdalena Ma of Black Birch Textiles.

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This scarf woven by Rachel Snack of Weaver House Co. was inspired by Sarah Eller's Silk Road Scarf featured on our blog earlier this year. 

Inspired? 

Here are a few of the yarns featured in these beautiful projects. Happy Weaving!


Weaving Inspiration Gist Yarn and Fiber

Italian Cotton/Linen 

Gorgeous 50/50 blend of cotton and linen weaving yarn that I import directly from Italy. It is spun and dyed at a small family-run mill in Florence and isn't available for sale anywhere else in the US.

Huge skein that is almost 1 lb. (400 grams). 3,000 yards.  Recommended epi of 18-24.


Linen 

This gorgeous wetspun linen yarn comes directly from a mill in northern Lithuania that has been spinning linen yarn for 88 years. Perfect for making hand towels and table runners.

1 lb. cones of 18/3 linen, 3,300 ypp. 32 wpi with a recommended sett of 16-22 epi.

Weaving Inspiration Gist Yarn and Fiber



Weaving Inspiration Gist Yarn and Fiber

Camel Silk 

This luxurious blend of silk and camel fiber is patiently waiting for whatever you're dreaming up. 70% silk, 30% camel. 100% gorgeous hand and texture. A soft camel color that can be used as is or dyed with acid or natural dyes. 

Made in Canada. 1/2 lb. cone has 750 yards. 20 wpi, recommended sett of 10-15 epi. 


8/2 Cotton

This 8/2 un-mercerized cotton weaving yarn is perfect for dish towels, hand towels, placemats, and tablecloths. It is absorbent, washable, and durable cotton weaving yarn. Made in Canada.

3,360 yards per lb. Recommended sett of 15-30 epi. Comes on a 1/2 lb tube with 1,680 yards. 

Weaving Inspiration Gist Yarn and Fiber
November 29, 2018 — Emma Rhodes

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