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Krokbragd Book Sneak Peek

Krokbragd Book Sneak Peek

Although the postings here have been a bit quiet, I’m busy behind the scenes working on ‘Krokbragd: How to Design & Weave’. Many of you have inquired about the progress of the book, so I thought I’d give an update and share some sneak peeks.

weaving krokbragd

First, in keeping with my planned Fall deadline, I intend to release the book towards the end of November 2018. I am self-publishing, so I’m learning that skill set along with wearing the hats of writer, photographer, and weaver.

Sneak Peeks on the content:

  • What is Krokbragd?

    • Scandinavian/Nordic Textiles

    • Krokbragd

    • Relationship to Boundweave

    • Relationship to Danskbrogd

    • Common Designs

  • Weaving Krokbragd

    • Warp & Weft Considerations

    • Krokbragd Weaving Basics

    • Rigid Heddle with Pick-up

    • Rigid Heddle with Double Heddles

    • Table/Floor Loom

  • Projects

    • Coasters/Mug Rugs (on rigid heddle)

    • Rug

    • Bookmark - Turned (Warp-Faced) Krokbragd

    • Sampler - Double Point Krokbragd

    • Bench Cushion - Double-Faced Double-Woven Krokbragd

    • Pillow - Color Study

  • Finishing Techniques

    • General Finishing

    • Edge Finishes

    • Fringes and Tassels

  • Designing Patterns & Drafts

  • Resources & Bibliography

I have some other goodies planned that will just have to remain a surprise.

Planned hand-spun, handwoven alpaca shawl

My other big project this year is Alpaca-The Mini Series. I’ve already completed several of the projects I had planned (see here and here and here and here and here and here and here). Currently I’m in the midst of a big spin for weaving the Natural Color Alpaca Shawl.

First pair of Hand-knit socks

I’ve been doing a little knitting as well. I finished my first pair of socks using Susan B. Anderson’s ‘How I Knit My Socks’ pattern. Now I’m working on a toasty pair of Border Socks for Pete.

Ninilchik Swoncho stranded colorwork

And I finished the Ninilchik Swoncho (sweater + poncho = swoncho); my first foray into stranded color work. It is so soft & snuggly (merino and alpaca).

First Place SC State Fair Advancing Twill Scarf

Mid-October brings the SC State Fair. The Greenlaws brought home five ribbons this year - Debby a blue and two reds and Pete two blues for his wine!

Guild Demo Day SC State Fair 2018

Our Guild once again demo’d all day this past Friday - fiber prep, spinning, weaving, knitting, and a display of natural dyes and finished objects. I’ve said it many times before, but what a wonderfully talented and awesomely fun group of ladies.

Carolina Spinners, Weavers & Knitters Guild SC State Fair 2018

So, that’s the update! Stay tuned . . . .

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Krokbragd Book-More Sneak Peeks

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The Crayon Project

The Crayon Project