It took me over a week but I have woven my first shawl on a seven foot loom. Wow you get decent exercise doing this. I used a bulky cotton yarn, probably should have used a wool. But I love this yarn. I found one tool to be a life saver in the end. It is a crochet hook with a needle hole at the end. For the last fourth of the project this really helped. You can buy one on Carol Leigh's web site. I have a picture of my shawl before fulling.
I was looking for a portable loom. I decided to give rigid heddle weaving looms a try. I am in love... What fun. I am so glad I started with a smaller loom. The smaller size is much easier to use. Here is the first item:
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