Monthly Archives: November 2010

Learning fo Weave 2: finishing the Warp

The loom is warped, and off I went to weave. The first few inches of a new project are woven with some thicker yarn to spread out the warp thread. Then it is time to start weaving some sample patterns. … Continue reading

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Learning to Weave: First Lesson

Leave work on time, hop on your bike, cycle six miles to Mountain View to Hannelore’s Weaving Studio (Custom Handweavers), and here I was for my first weaving lesson. Hannelore, her dog Jiji and a bird welcomed me. The studio … Continue reading

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Eagle and Pinto Mountain, Joshua Tree NP

I just returned from a trip to Joshua Tree National Park, where I climbed my first desert peaks: Pinto Mountain and Eagle Mountain. At first sight, the desert looks barren and the peaks desolate and unaccessible. There are no trails. … Continue reading

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