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Sharron Report 14 Mar 2019 23:50

I think I mentioned that I had a peg-loom for the Christmas before last. It is very basic, just a lump of wood with holes drilled in it and removable dowels.

Because I didn't want to buy all the thick wool again, it was expensive, I said I would make it from French knitted scraps of old wool.

I have finished the French knitting for one side and measured it and the second side I need to finish to the same length. I am only 40ft short of the 100ft the other side measures.

Why do I make these very silly promises?


maggiewinchester Report 15 Mar 2019 00:13

'Only' 40 foot short?
I suppose you've got more than half way :-S


maggiewinchester Report 15 Mar 2019 23:08

What are you making?


Madge Report 15 Mar 2019 23:20

I was about to ask that Maggie


Sharron Report 15 Mar 2019 23:49

Ooops! I missed that bit out didn't I?

I made myself a shoulder bag with very thick wool and it weighs a ton as well as costing £20 for the material.

This one is multi-coloured and mostly odds and ends of wool.

The lining of mine is made of one of Fred's old sheets but have found some hessian fat quarters in a sale so I might use them as well to make it keep it's shape better.


maggiewinchester Report 16 Mar 2019 00:33

Ummmm - 'hessian fat quarters' sounds like something I may eat :-S

In fact, it sounds very tasty! :-D


Bobtanian Report 16 Mar 2019 01:26

sure that was'nt Friesian?


Sharron Report 16 Mar 2019 12:16

Oh please!

Look up fat quarters and stop sniggering at the back!


maggiewinchester Report 16 Mar 2019 12:56

:-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

...guess who avoided sewing classes at school :-D :-D :-D


Sharron Report 16 Mar 2019 14:36

Apart from me?

I hated it at school but I think their intention was to put you off as much as they could.

Cookery was as bad.


maggiewinchester Report 16 Mar 2019 16:10

Definitely - I avoided that, too :-D