My Class's Woven Woolsack Cushion
Finished
June 26, 2012
July 25, 2012

My Class's Woven Woolsack Cushion

Project info
Plain Weave
Weaving
Woolsack
14.5"x14.5"
Tools and equipment
12" Knitters' Loom
Yarn
Sheepfold Pure British Wool DK
Texere Yarns Bute
Notes

Warped with a thinner Bute from Texere than my green one. The wefts were three DKs in almost matching shades of blue, cream and brown. The blue was a luscious Denim form Sheepfold. Once I warped the loom and showed the children how to use it, I pretty much left them to it. I’m classing this as true Saori style weaving as the children really freed up my thinking by playing around with how many times they passed the shuttle through before changing the shed, when they changed colours and so on.
After a bit of shocking between hot and cold water, I chucked the fabric (33yards of it!) in the tumble dryer for a bit. I left it longer than the green one, so it shrunk more (came down to 26yards, and from 10” wide to 8” wide). It became very soft. Lovely!

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July 25, 2012
 
About this yarn
by Texere Yarns
Sport
100% Wool
360 yards / 100 grams

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About this yarn
by Sheepfold
DK
100% Wool
132 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: July 25, 2012
  • Finished: July 25, 2012
  • Updated: February 27, 2015