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!
Hand woven wall hanging by Andrea Carpenter of The Winter Phoenix | I Am Saying Something, and You Don't Want to Listen
Hand woven wall hanging by Andrea Carpenter of The Winter Pheonix |Untitled
A beautiful hand woven and hand sewn top by Melissa Hankens.
Process photos by Maria Magdalena Ma of Black Birch Textiles.
A hand woven, hand sewn top and scarf by Maria Magdalena Ma of Black Birch Textiles.
Here are a few of the yarns featured in these beautiful projects. Happy Weaving!
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.
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.
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.
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.