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.
Ok . So since the weather has been changing, I now have some more obvious time to 'play' with some designs that I have stored in my head:) Damask, in particular, has been a favorite of mine to look at and I really feel the urge to use my loom to create tapestry like scarves and shawls. I don't want anything too heavy as I really like the feel of tencel , bamboo, and I would eventually like to switch to silk for my finer works. I am still in the learning stage though and I hope to always remain in the learning stage. The damask pattern that I have been toying with, I like but, I lose a lot of detail the more I stretched it out. I was a little frustrated but, certain that there was something that I could do. The picture above is a little small but, the piece all the way to the right is a 4 point twill threading, the middle is a 5 point twill threading, and the one on the far left is a 6 point twill threading. To get a true satin/sateen I would have to use the one on the far