Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Winter Solstice Wrap



Finished this woven wonder just in time for the cold weather. And yes, it is cold in LaLaLand. About 56 degrees during the day. Okay, that's a spring temp for much of the rest of the country, but for us weather weenies, it is frigid!

So, back to my wrap. It's big (I wanted this to work as a coat replacement) and it's made entirely of scrap wool. Let's hear it for stash busting!



As is my way, I wove this example of diamond motif goodness on my 12" Hazel Rose Loom and crocheted the pieces together with a cone of Lamb's Pride worsted in their Smoke colorway.



I really enjoy using these little looms. In fact, I just finished up a diamond wrap made entirely of my own homespun and have one more in the works using a bushel of boucle from my stash. After the boucle wrap is complete, my plan is to move onto square, rectangle and smaller triangle looms. I also have to weave something on my Ashford Knitters Loom and my Spriggs Adjustable Rectangle Frame Loom. You can be sure that there will be lots o' weaving in 2009!

Wishing you all a wonderful holiday!

Copyright 2008 Regina Rioux Gonzalez. All rights reserved.

18 comments:

Treasure Ann said...

I love that wrap. It is just lovely. Have a Merry Christmas.

Ellen Bloom said...

Positively Gorgeous. I shall crown you Glinda the Gray...Princess of the Westside!

woolanthropy said...

Your wrap is positively gorgeous. Have a Merry Merry!

Lisa said...

Ooooooooooooh! That wrap is not only completely GORGEOUS, it's a work of genius!
I've never woven anything, but I may have to start......
Happy Humbug Season from England!

MplsMel said...

Simply Beautiful. I love it. Happy Holidays!

Marietta said...

what a beautiful wrap! it looks as if it weighs nothing. have a happy holiday!

Claire said...

Oooh! I adore the wrap! How wonderful! I went and looked at the looms. I see another craft in my future...

Madge said...

Happy holidays! Wishing you and your family a sparkly 2009!

MonkeyGurrrrrl said...

Echoing - it's a beautiful wrap. The first thing it reminds me of is the stained glass windows you sometimes see in cathedrals. Gorgeous. Happy Ho-Ho's to you and yours!

Batty said...

The wrap looks like a stained glass window made of sheets of ice. It's elegant and mysterious, truly amazing.

Gina said...

Gorgeous and so unique - as usual, you are so superhuman talented. Happy holidays!

Corvus said...

Awesome, as always. You make me want to try weaving. Alas, I am on ye olde broke student budget, but some day!

Caroline B said...

Reminds me of the wings of a huge bird - beautiful! Hope you had a good Christmas!

Meg said...

i love those boots!

Nastik said...

Very nice and very unique wrap!
You did well!

Kay aka dkswife said...

That is lovely!! :)

Rima said...

Wow! That is truly a piece of art. Stunning.

naida said...

wow, that wrap is beautiful!
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