Let us know your thoughts on Episode 4!
This episode on color and weave with Huck is great! I have to say that I've never been very excited about weaving Huck but I may be on the verge of changing my mind now that color and weave has entered the picture. Jane makes it look like fun! BTW I love the dress Jane is wearing for this episode. Is there any chance she might reveal where she got it (I thought it might be Maiwa but I don't see it on their website).
The fabric that Maiwa makes it’s clothes from is handwoven and hand dyed. They don’t have large runs of any particular fabric in a particular style. Jane’s dress IS fabulous and likely sold out really quickly. They also sell fabric by the yard, if you enjoy sewing!
Really like the way the new website is set out. White on black looks really smart and clean edged. Still finding my way around, not always successfully, but have plenty of time to improve that as we are not completely out of lockdown and socialising is still limited. Hope all is well in Salt Spring and Canada gets on to the UK green list very soon!!
I have a question about the warp color sequence for Season 5 episode 4 - Huck Colour and Weave. Near the end of the warp colour sequence we have:
DL x 32 = 64 ends
Shouldn't this be 1 black since you have D(black) L(white) for 64 ends, ending this with a L(white) so if you have another 1 white then you have 2 Lights together in this section, which is then followed by 5 Pale Limette. Is this right?
When you are threading, on the loom it'll look like this (you are starting to thread on the right side going left) .....D/L/D/L/D/L. So on the left side next to the last D you'll need an L to finish the A block of 'LDLDL' and for symmetry.
I was wondering if it would be an issue to combine mercerised and non mercerised cotton in the weft and warp for the colour and weave Huck. I have a large amount of dark mercerised 2/8 but no light. Would it affect the movement of the threads when finishing causing uneven pattern
My guess is that they would shrink differently but I've never combined them in one project. Maybe someone else has more experience with mercerized cotton and can pop in with a comment.
Loved weaving these samples! And had enough warp left to make a lovely towel. Even figured out how to get the clever little white rimmed diamonds without unrolling my cloth, or watching the video again! Read the cloth—what a concept! LOL
Happy to see episode 4 of season 5: has there been a mail that this episode was out? I have been waiting for the next episode and seem to have missed a message if there has been one?
Hi annemie, sorry you were missed on the last mailout for this episode! It may have happened during the change to the new site but that said, glad you found it! You should be fine to receive the next mailout for the episode coming up, the release date is June 10th. You can check your settings by going to 'account settings' then choose 'emails' and click on the ones you'd like to receive.
You can also check the release dates right here https://help.schoolofweaving.tv/ and click on 'Release Schedule'. An email goes out each release date. Happy viewing!
I love the large shawl/scarf that Maevis wove with the 40/2 linen. Are you able to tell me approximately how wide the finished piece is? I know that it was woven at 20 EPI, but I'm unable to guess its scale and size. I'm thinking of trying a piece similar with some of the beautiful linen from the cram and dent scarf, which is also 40/2.
Hello! I am threading for huck colour and weave. I am at the beginning and have done the threading for 8 lime, 25 white and 5 lime. For the next session, do I just follow the warp color sequence and thread 3 black, 3 white, 3 black, 3 white, 9 black, 3 white, 3 black, 5 lime? Thanks! Ann Hinz
Hi Ann, the bracket beside the 3 blacks, 3 white points you to where it says X2 =12 ends. So, you have it correctly spotted the first set of repeats leading to 9 blacks. You do the same with the second set of repeats defined by the 2nd bracket - 3 blacks, 3 whites, 3 blacks, 3 whites and then your 5 Pale Limette. Hope this helps.