Monday, September 3, 2007

Special order

Sometimes I get requests for certain colors, this can be a lot of fun because I can bring yarn samples to choose from. I find that most people prefer traditional colors but, in this case, I had someone pick some very bold colors to go with her very bold colored kitchen. She was sure that she wanted green and black in the warp but also sure that she only wanted some of the other colors in the weft. This made deciding where the colors go easy. Since I counted enough ends for three sets of towels, I made three different color layouts for her to finally choose from.


There is also another great perk to this color selection. Etsy Fiber Arts Street Team theme for the month of September is Apples. These colors are a little apple-like so, I'm going to use one of the sets for the challenge. Now just to decided which one, I guess:)

These towels were warped back to front and although I promised on the last post to document the whole process complete with pictures, I simply forgot. I got too excited and didn't even stop to pick up the camera once. There are a few tweaks to be made to the warping process and I will be documenting with pictures with the next set of towels which will be started within the next couple of days. There are pounds after pounds of alpaca that has to be skirted first:) Until next time!!!

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