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An Apron for a Cricket Loom

December 12th, 2018 No comments

When I first started weaving on my little loom, I was vexed because there was no good place for me to set tools where they would be accessible. Then I saw the Wolf Trap on the Schacht website and knew I had the answer.  The problem was that Schacht doesn’t make a similar apron/sling for the Cricket. Naturally, I made my own.

Here’s what my finished sling looks like on my 15-inch Cricket loom:

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I Meet a Cricket Loom

December 10th, 2018 No comments

Several years ago I saw a Cricket loom on a stand in a store. “I’ll never do that” I said to Mr. W. “It looks too fussy, too complicated.” I sew; sewing is as simple as one wishes — or as uncomplicated. I thought of it as “my craft”, and, at least at the time, figured it was enough. All those parallel threads on the loom made me twitchy.

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