Blue Button Cape

Light in weight. Warm and textured. Seamed with vintage blue buttons. Blue Button Cape is for sale at Ewe Fibers, 617 West Main Street, Charlottesville. Stop in and say hello to Deren and admire her fine new yarn shop. My show, Cloth for Cloth’s Sake, will be on view until the end of this year. Ewe Fibers is…

For Wrists

I love to make wristlets in a lace-knit pattern. Some are warm and some are fancy. All my hand-knit wristlets are for sale at the studio, open November 19, from 9-4 pm. Come claim your pair!

Blanket

Log Cabin blanket, handwoven in white and pale green cottons. Generously sized at 72 inches by 63 inches, with a short fringe. Light in weight, this is an easy cover for a cool summer night. Machine washable, air dry. Follow me at Pinterest and @aktextiles on Instagram.

Silk

Liz Cherry’s handspun yarn: so rich in color and texture! When I wove this long scarf, made with yarn spun with silk and mohair curls, the dramatic colors came together in beautiful ways. See for yourself! For sale at the Charlottesville Waldorf School Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, December 5, 2015, http://www.cwaldorf.org. Look for Liz Cherry at her booth Southerstone Homestead…

Mohair Yarns 2015

Liz Cherry Jones and I have collaborated since 2013 and produced some really beautiful wearables. Her handspun and hand-dyed mohair yarn, shown here, is spectacular. I will be working up several pieces for her this year again. Such riches, don’t you think?

Neck Warmer

For this piece I used some of my rayon and silk stash and combined it with Liz Cherry’s Winter White Lace yarn. As in the previous scarf, I used only 20 yards of Liz’s yarn to make this gorgeous neck warmer, and I had a set of old wooden knitting needles, size 36 to work…

Mohair and Gauze Scarf

I invented a quick loom technique to make this lovely piece using Liz Cherry’s Winter White Gauze Mohair yarn. Liz spins her yarn from her cherished mohair goats, and adds lovely bits to them – in this case some vintage gauze. I put this piece together with some silk from Habu Textiles and then added…