The story behind ‘Hasse Simonsdochter’: A city trip with a mannequin

The story behind ‘Hasse Simonsdochter’: A city trip with a mannequin

by Ineke De Brouwer We have a wonderful guest blogpost from Ineke de Brouwer to share with you this time, a follow on from the amazing article she wrote about one of her creative weavings for Issue 11 of tinyStudio magazine. The article featured the shawl that Ineke made, inspired by stories and places that have influenced her, and we wanted to share the background in more depth than we could fit into the magazine! Biggest thanks to Ineke for

But what do you do with it?

I am sure many of us art yarn spinners have heard the same thing.. its beautiful, but what do you do with it? Sometimes is not even so complimentary, statements such as ‘its unusable’ and ‘theres nothing you can make with that’, directed at a lovely lockspun yarn simply because its bulky, and theres 30 meters of it.. So here is my post today, some examples of a few things that you CAN do with art yarns, and these are

Weaving in Circles

Weaving in Circles

We are thrilled to see that many course participants now have their Golden Fleece Circular Looms in their hands and are already beginning with the fun that is weaving in circles! If you haven’t yet received yours and are expecting it, don’t worry, its not long to wait now. One of the reasons we love these looms so much, and also Majacraft who produces them, is that each and every one of these has had so much personal care and attention, first