Hoppy Spring! Meet Periwinkle the Bunny!
A couple years ago we created April the Bunny. Since that time, we have made a whole fluffle of bunnies and they have had some egg-cellent adventures together. However, as the bunnies have gone to new homes, April the Bunny has been feeling lonely here in the Lunatic Studio. Lunar Intentions We wanted to make […]READ MORE
Pantone Color of 2022!
Pantone just released their color of the year for 2022! This coming year’s selection is a brand-new color from Pantone, called Very Peri. Pantone number 17-3938. Pantone chose this color to describe the courage that encourages personal inventiveness and creativity. As they say on their website: “PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri displays a spritely, joyous attitude […]READ MORE
Carry Your Weft Yarns
Weaving with lots of weft color changes means that you will have ends to deal with. If you don’t want to stop and start your weft yarns all the time, you can carry the non-working weft yarns up the selvage edges while they are still attached. You can choose to either secure or not secure […]READ MORE
Cotton and Silk…Wow! Wrap yourself in luxury!
Soft, light, airy and with a beautiful luster. And enough fabric to be a soft, elegant cowl. Just what Lunadette needed for a night out on the town! We have been weaving samples for Tien Chiu’s Discover Gradients Weave Along that will be coming up in August 2021, using 10/2 Tubular Spectrum™ Yarn. After one set of […]READ MORE
Support Your Local Yarn Shop!
This past year has taught us many lessons. Among all the lessons, a few have emerged as cornerstones in our lives…Family and Friends can help you through hard times, Good friends should be cherished, and of course…Yarn is a necessity for life. We are so grateful for being part of the well kept secret of […]READ MORE
Shrinking Your Draft-Straight Twill
Remember when Alice went down the rabbit hole and tried multiple ways to make herself grow bigger and smaller? Wouldn’t it be grand if we too could make our projects or looms grow larger or smaller? We often are asked how to weave a kit or project when the loom you have is not wide […]READ MORE
Green Line Scarf or Cowl
We received a big box of Jaggerspun, Organic Green Line yarn on luscious 50 g skeins a couple weeks ago. All of us around the Lunatic world were brimming with ideas of what to do with this lovely yarn and what colors we would we weave first. The race to the loom was on! Happily, […]READ MORE
A Whole Lot of Counting Going On!
Amid all the counting and recounting going on for the current elections, our thoughts turned to all the counting that is part of getting a warp on the loom, especially a warp with a complex threading. We are in the process of weaving the Coral Challenge First place prizes. Surprise, Surprise, they will be 8-shaft […]READ MORE
How to USE a Color Gamp
Now that you have woven a color gamp, what do you do with it? It is a pretty piece of fabric…it looks great as a wall hanging, or as a throw in your favorite chair, and your grandbaby thinks it is to “drool” for. But what else can you do with it? Our favorite reason for […]READ MORE
Arranging to Weave a Color Gamp
How to arrange the colors in a Color Gamp is a question that can lead to many enjoyable hours of planning, thinking and rearranging. In a purely academic way, the way the colors are arranged in a color gamp doesn’t matter at all. The purpose of a color gamp is to see the interactions of […]READ MORE