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Music inspired by weavingRead MoreApril 14, 2018

This week, on Thursday 19th April, a new work premieres by Helen Grime; Woven Space.

A new material from basketsRead MoreMarch 31, 2018

A unique material has come about because of Japanese basket patterns.

More weaving patternsRead MoreAugust 26, 2017

Every so often Handweaving.net offers a set of old patterns, redrafted and tested, and available online for free!

Late summer visitorsRead MoreAugust 26, 2017

This week we have two visitors who are working on projects.

Songs and spells of Orkney and ShetlandRead MoreAugust 5, 2017

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Jeanette Nowak is a local artist and her new exhibition has just opened in Yell at the Old Haa.

It's the little things...Read MoreJuly 1, 2017

As in so much of life, it is the little things that make all the difference...

Working on the loomRead MoreMay 6, 2017

Putting a warp on Alvin, our loom at the studio, is a satisfying task...

A change of tackRead MoreMarch 4, 2017

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As the summer nears and we plan what is happening, so things inevitably need to change to accommodate everything that we need to do.

This summer's workshopsRead MoreFebruary 25, 2017

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This year we are running some workshops over the summer and Kirsty is doing more for Wool Week. Here are the dates for the summer workshops. 29 June to 2nd July - a series of workshops which link up together to take oyu through the whole process of design to completed weave. Day one is an inspirati...

Arachna and other philiasRead MoreFebruary 11, 2017

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Recently we have been buying new books and what a delight and inspiration the post has been this week.