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Thumbelina Loom Oh! Love! Love! Love!

I am in love.   Well, actually, I am in a lot of loves- with my husband, our kids, our grandson, our dogs, our beloved friends, our community…..

But, this ~new~ love  is serious ❤  loom love ❤ ,  like hashtagging #loomlove 😀  and ❤

Here she is:  The tiny, wee loom that has been the center of my attention for months now:  Thumbelina!

Thumbelina Loom happiness

Thumbelina Loom happiness

Thumbelina is very small, but she does all manner of wonderful things.

She weaves darling little arch shapes that are about an inch and a half wide and  2 1/2 inches long:

Thumbelina basic Arch shape

Thumbelina basic Arch shape

Thumbelina works like a lucet and a flat knitter so that you can create delightful things like little Sheep:

Baaaaaaa!

Baaaaaaa!

Must weave ALL the sheep!

Must weave ALL the sheep!

and Amulet bags and clip on pouches for tiny treasures:

Amulet bag with necklace cord, Click on pouch with lobster claw fitting to clip to keychains, purse, pocket etc.

Amulet bag with necklace cord, Click on pouch with lobster claw fitting to clip to keychains, purse, pocket etc.

And, woven flowers, to wear, and applique and and and….

Thumbelina loom woven flower

Thumbelina loom woven flower

AND: Darling little finger puppets and dolls. 

Tiny Thumbelina Finger Puppet cuddles an even tinier wooden doll carved by Noreen Crone-Findlay

Tiny Thumbelina Finger Puppet cuddles an even tinier wooden doll carved by Noreen Crone-Findlay

All of these treasures have their “how to make instructions” included with the loom.

This is the video that shows how to make the mini  Bunting or mini Banner with the Thumbelina loom:

 

To order the Thumbelina Loom, please go to: 

https://www.dewberryridge.com/products/thumbelina-lil-weaver

Thumbelina Li'l Weaver

And, now,  I am happily going to ignore the huge backlog of work that needs me to get to it.

Instead, I am going to play with Thumbelina!

Happy Weaving!!!

 

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Soumak Pouch Weave Along- Part 5- Black and white checkerboard motifs

Part 5 of the Soumak Pouch Weave Along is a step by step series of photos that I took while we were on holidays at the end of August.

I adapted the pattern to have checkerboard borders and  wove  the Soumak pouch on my Mirrix Mini (5 inches wide… perfect traveling loom).

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Here’s how the pattern looks with the black and white checked borders:

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If I had wanted to make the pouch wider, I could have added ‘s’ hooks to the side and just added the checked squares to the pattern.

Adding 2 more ‘s’ hooks at the top and bottom on both sides would have added one inch (2.5 cm) to the width of the pouch.

I wanted the squares to be symmetrical off a central square, so I had to do some fancy footwork with working out the size of the squares.

Here’s what I decided: Here’s the graph for the lower border of the pouch:

Each square represents one strand of warp:

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And now… to the step by step photos: Photographed in Jasper Alberta Canada

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copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay

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copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay

copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay

copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay

And, here is the finished pouch: Woven in Lamb’s Pride yarn from the Mirrix kit:

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copyright Noreen Crone-Findlay

The embroidery is worked with Kreinik threads.

There is an amethyst bead on the center of the back of the pouch.

Happy Weaving! 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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