Started on a new rug. I wanted to start cranking out some plain weave rugs, so I set up the loom for five new rugs. The weaving goes so quickly compared the more complicated patterns. I do say that this is one of few times there are no technical problems – even tension, straight sides, nothing broken yet. So far, the colors haven’t started to clash in a serious way.
This rug uses color blending, where I ply three colors together. I gradually move from one color grouping to the next by swapping out one yarn for another. Here’s my palette of yarn:
Since the yarn can’t be wound all at once, I do it in batches. Two consecutive batches show the changes in colors.
Just a quick update. I’ll post more pics tomorrow to show the progress.