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More Shibori!!!

During the pandemic and lockdown, I had decided to try to burn through some of the yarn and/or threads that I’ve had in my stash for well over 10 years.  There is a LOT of it to say the least!  Most of it is in it’s natural state and either white or ecru so it would be perfect for....you guess it....more Shibori!  

This is a rayon cotton blend that it super soft on the spool and I have around 11 pounds of it so, it was next in line for me to play with. 

Since this yarn (or rather thread) is not as delicate as the last project in natural silk, I didn’t worry so much about the tension and thankfully didn’t experience any breaks in either the weaving, threading, or winding process.

My ‘go-to’ for Shibori is a supplemental weft placed in at every four picks so, I followed suit with that in these scarves as well.   

I did two short runs each around 5 to 6 yards long.  Once the fringe was twisted, I bound the fabric using the supplemental weft threads.  I typically use left over 8/2 tencel for …