This past summer, my sister took a class through the Richmond Weavers & Spinners Guild. The course was taught by Linda Montague, who is the Guild’s representative and also coordinates the fibre arts portion of the Surrey Art Gallery. As I mentioned in my yarn shopping post, my sister Bonnie is taking another course by Linda in Richmond (side-by-side to Vancouver).

Bonnie was flattered to hear everyone wanted to see her project, so I asked her if I could take photos and blog about her sampler project from the summer. Here are some photos and details of what I learned.

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It is a 4-shaft loom set for plain weave with twill variations, also known as “The Sampler”.

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The yarn is nothing special and kind of itchy, just whatever was available at the class. This wasn’t something they purchased wool for.

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But I must say, it makes a neat finished product!

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This is her favourite weave, an alternating plain & twill, which she selected for her first project!

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This one is my favourite (left) because of the stripey-diagonal goodness. And the one on the far right is a plain weave.

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This is my other favourite weave! Probably because I can’t knit that!