Season 7 Episode 3 - Monk's Belt with Colour and Weave
Challenging our thoughts around tabby and pattern weft, double pattern picks, and using the same weight of yarn for both tabby and pattern has resulted in an added textural bonus that not only changes the weight of the fabric but the richness of contrast between light and dark. Then, finally going in the other direction, working with a finer weft, increasing the number of picks of plain weave between the pattern blocks ending up with gorgeous dreamy scarf-weight fabric.
Oh, the wonders of one warp when you challenge preconceived ideas about what is right, and what is proper…it has always been done this way…heck, you can do whatever you want and get remarkable results.
I can hardly wait to see what you do with some of these ideas.
7.3.2 Monk's Belt Overlaying Thread by Thread Colour and Weave
We can also overlay C&W sequences thread by thread.... as we did on plain weave. The results are completely different than when we overlaid them on units and blocks. We don't see the original motif that was found in the Plain Weave sampler. However, when we do this they create some pretty wonderf...