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Thick and Thin

Kristina's picture
Thick and Thin
Log cabin
Project Status: 
Project Date: 
Sun, 02/14/2010 - Tue, 03/16/2010
Number of Shafts: 
Length on Loom: 
120.00 cm
Width on Loom: 
30.00 cm
Finished Length: 
104.00 cm

 This log cabin thing has not let me go.
 I followed the  RH-WAL, and it worked in my head. Then there was the idea with thick and thin yarn to point out  the beautiful colorway of Noro wool. The Elastic yarn ( Colcolastic crincles after wet finish) was used in the hope of rip-structure ( that didn`t work as much as I expected).  The colours came out nice, but in my next trial I would take a unicolour yarn for the  weft.

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Beth's picture
Joined: 06/08/2009
It's beautiful! I love the

It's beautiful! I love the structural effect. Very tactile.

elisabethhill's picture
Joined: 07/10/2009
 I find using variegated yarn

 I find using variegated yarn to good effect really hard - you did it  - nice! 

yarninmypocket's picture
Joined: 06/15/2009
Wow!  Lots and lots to think

Wow!  Lots and lots to think about in this project, to wonderful effect.  I love the idea of using colour-and-weave type drafts with different weights, rather than colours, of yarn - brilliant!!  And the different directionality you get in the blocks, depending on the way the noro is flowing.  Wow.

Ellen's picture
Joined: 08/12/2009
A very beautiful scarf. It is

A very beautiful scarf. It is great to see experimenting with new ways and yarns and old drafts.

Kristina's picture
Joined: 08/02/2009
Thank you all for your

Thank you all for your appreciative words. 

That encourages me to another experiment. Thick & Thin goes on!

francorios's picture
Joined: 06/08/2009
Nicely done. It's a very

Nicely done. It's a very subtle effect. I would like to make one like this noro scarf.

I agree about the selection of yarn for the log cabin pattern. I used a variegated color yarn with a white yarn for a scarf. But because the variegated color yarn included a white section, the log cabin would completely disappear!

So I'll be using a color variegated yarn without white, and a white yarn for contrast on a log cabin scarf.

Have a good day!

spinweave's picture
Joined: 08/06/2009

Love, what you did. I like to use Noro yarns too and this gives me another way. I've been wondering about how to use the "thick n' thin", so thank you for sharing your beautiful scarf.

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