Welcome To My blog--my name is Barb and I am a weaver in a small town in Wisconsin called Dell. Actually it is more of a place than a town but I love living in the middle of nowhere. I am a weaver and my studio name is"COULD HAVE BEEN A PIANO" I always said I was going to learn how to play the piano, but as luck would have it I met a wonderful group of women weavers and was hooked. I have been weaving for three years or so but have been addicted to fiber since I started knitting when I was about 10. I still love to knit and do some spinning and dying as well. I love natural fiber and texture. I like to use thrift store finds and use my imagination.
I have been working on some whimsical little critters. The inspiration came from a lovely book from Estonia filled with old patterns and very sweet puppets and critters. I had some leftover hand dyed yarn in yellow and blue that I thought would be fun. The yellow is goldenrod and the blue indigo. I have enough to make one more and am pretty sure it is going to be a chicken.
Then I have angels in my head--so who knows. Merry Christmas everyone, Peace.
So the rug is done--I am pretty happy with it--I used some heavier warp that I liked a lot however it didn't cover as well as I would have liked. I think it was because the twist was not consistent--but it is a great bathroom rug--I think it will suck up a lot of water out of the shower----next I think I am going to do some stripes for a cushion for a bench--we'll see