On Saturday, I’ll have my booth at the Mercer Collective in Edmonton AB.
I am going to be demonstrating weaving in my booth, and I decided that the 6 foot configuration of my Dewberry Ridge Triangle loom will be perfect for this.
I had it set up to the 3 foot size, so changes were necessary.
Our 3 year old grandson was over at our house for his weekly playdate, so I asked him if he’d like to help me take the loom apart and put it back together again.
I showed him where the allen wrench goes, and that was it…. he ~got it~ instantly!
His mechanical abilities are exceptional…. I know, I know…. proud granny and all that…. but still… he is only 3!
And, thanks to Gary McFarland’s brilliant engineering (he and his wife, Donna, are Dewberry Ridge Looms) my grandson and I quickly and easily had the 6 foot size tri loom assembled.
Here’s the link for Dewberry Ridge Looms: LINK
I am also going to be taking my Structo loom with me- kids love to weave on it, and I often take it to shows so I can introduce children to the joy of weaving
Our little guy has been weaving since he was a baby, (I blogged about it when he was 6 months old…. see this post: LINK ) so he’s a pro with the Structo:
I love watching him weave…. his focus and knowing-ness are so neat!
When his mamma and uncle were children, I always kept a loom warped up, just for them.
I wish that I had had the Structo then…. they would have loved it!
Sharing the joy of weaving is so delicious!!!!!