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Twenty Eighteen

My count may be off, but it looks as though I produced between 80 and 96 tea towels last year.

The count varies, as I used some of the yardage for cloth, rather than tea towels. (Of course, this does not include the wool projects I used for cowls, mittens, etc.).

To be honest, the number surprised me.

If I had kept a running count and had some idea how close to 100 I was, I would pushed to make it to three digits.


However, that may make 100-plus a goal for this year, except I have blankets in mind.

One specific blanket involves some fingering weight wool in natural for warp and worsted Malabrigo Rios in Cumparista as weft:

Of course, the plan is to use an overshot pattern from Weaving Designs by Bertha Gray Hayes.  At the moment, I am considering this one:

Moreover, as though juggling two shuttles were not enough, I am seriously considering weaving this double width because my big loom is "only" 56-inches wide, this pattern "only" requires four-shafts, and with…

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