I figured it would be better to drive up the mountain in the midst of a blizzard in the afternoon than after a blizzard in the pre-dawn hours. It wasn't the worst commute I've made. I didn't need chains, for example. I also figured I was well-prepared for being trapped in my vehicle, should it come to that. I had a week's supply of groceries and clothing in the trunk, as well as a rigid heddle loom.
Despite having minimal free time, I wanted my loom with me up here. So long as there is a chance of a snow day, I want access to my archaic hobbies.
Happily, I had time after dinner to finish my current project. Look! I wove a rug!
|Seen here, behind the cat.|
|She was actually very helpful as I removed the waste header.|
|Here's a better shot.|
|I like the stripes the variegated yarn created.|
|I did a basic knotted fringe. |
This may change, once I see it in the hallway at home.
|Here's one more shot, with a cat for |attention scale.
The bad news is that now I have to figure out my next project. I have several lovely yarns to choose from:
...but what to do with them?
If that rug is half as luxurious as the dish rag you gave me, you have a good rug!ReplyDelete