And some more weaving - the Dixon Christmas Tartan?

Over Christmas, Mum and I tried some more weaving. Deciding to be a bit more adventurous, we invented a pattern which we've now adopted as our family tartan.

The work grows amazingly quickly compared with knitting.

A lesson that we learned this time is that two pieces won't necessarily come out the same length. We made two pieces on the 12" knitter's loom to sew together to make a wider piece. Although we made sure of the same number of pattern repeats, the two pieces were different enough in length to cause some puckering when stitched together. Washing and drying didn't help, so we're thinking up some new ideas for the two pieces.

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