Monday, March 10, 2008

Handspun Handwoven Blanket #2

Yet another blanket

For this one I processed the wool from the fleece. Washing, carding, dying, spinning and weaving. I wanted an Old English color and it did turn out that way. Here is a picture on the loom:




Here it is finished



Here it is with the other one I had made. This time I serged the edge and hemmed it on the machine.



I was wondering about the yarn, I spun it and hard as I tried I could not get it to fall straight. Seems that the tension on the loom and/or the fulling did the trick.

I am quite happy with it.

10 comments:

fleegle said...

Stunning! And I bet it's warm too!

Kimberly said...

I am SO impressed! They both look awesome and amazing. One day I will get a blanket done. :)

Sue said...

That's beautiful! And it looks so cozy! What kind of wool?

Tan said...

Very impressive!

pruklein said...

Love those colors!

Leigh said...

Lovely! I love those soft colors. If you keep this up with the handspun, maybe someday I'll be brave enough to try it too. :)

Jane said...

That's really beautiful. I love how it drapes and the colors are wonderful!

junie said...

Your blanket is lovely. However do you crowd so much into a 24 hour day. Work, knitting, spinning, weaving...you are a marvel. I am continually amazed and impressed.

Romi said...

Wowza! That is gorgeous!

spider said...

Hi Laritza! That's a dandy of a blanket!! You can FEEL how cozy it is just by looking at it.
Cheers, Jenny