I hope I didn't make Sir Walter Scott roll over in his grave.
I've been lusting after a loom for a while, convinced that it was a good next step in our journey toward self-sufficiency. *insert hubby's eye-rolling here*
When Nan, a friend of my friend Robin, made a comment on Robin's blog that she was selling her loom, I got in touch with her and, after convincing hubby of the merits of this new hare-brained idea of mine, bought the loom.
This nice looking Glimakra 4-harness loom sits in our living:
However, after a lesson with Robin at Yarns Unlimited, buying a couple of books,
As for the "tangled mess"? It's what I wove at my lesson. Gnarly, but that's what a practice, first-time piece looks like when you're not a weaving prodigy.
Have you ever learned something new that entailed far more than you anticipated for? Do share!
"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be." ~ Douglas Adams