There really is no greater therapy than creating. There is something to be said when one can take time to create something and sit back and look at the results and be pleased. I've been working through my stash of yarn and am nearing the end of it. I'm getting to the colors that I'm not very fond of which is, in turn, making me look at the finished products and thinking 'meh'. This last run of tencel scarves had me feeling that way. I much prefer using rich colors as opposed to muted tones because the results are always pleasing to the eye. Though these scarves have great luster due to the fiber content, they just lack the 'wow' I like to say when I'm finished.
I was asked if I can weave pine cones onto towels by a very influential woman of God in my life. Of course, I said "Yeah! Sure!". Knowing full well that with a little bit of research and effort, I would be able to weave just about any image out there with a 3/1 twill. Well, I think I have what I'm looking for. These are screen shots of the front and back of the image. So....I was wondering.......what do you think? Does it look like a pine cone ? I have the loom beamed, as of last night, in a point twill 1-32 and am planning on a natural cotton with a band on either side of the towel with a strip of pine cones . Since I put enough on the loom for four sets of two, I figured I would kill two birds with one stone and make my mother-in-law a set of gingerbread men towels for her kitchen. She's a little obsessed with gingerbread men....it's her kitchen theme that has spilled into the dinning room and living room :) Gotta love her!!! That leaves (ha ha ha sounds lik