Jump to navigation
The projects section is a collection of all woven things shared on Weavolution.
Browse drafts shared by other users!
Browse the variety of looms available and add the looms you own to your virtual studio.
Browse the yarns listed on Weavolution and add what you own to your virtual stash!
Cyber Fiber classes are online weaving classes fully accessible on Weavolution. Enroll in a Cyber Fiber class today!
Check our calendar for fiber events or weaving workshops near you, or perhaps to visit while on holiday!
See the many resources available to help you with calculations for your projects, etc.
Browse many weaving books that have been published, bookmark the ones you own, or click on the links to buy (where possible).
Purchase Laura Fry's Magic in the Water here!
Groups are a place for discussion. All discussions will occur in groups, which can be very specific or general in nature.
A list of guilds, if your guild is not listed, please send us the information!
Browse who is on Weavolution!
Weaving related business that support Weavolution!
Buy, Sell, or Trade your spare Weaving equipment or accessories.
See all recent posts on Weavolution.
See projects, drafts, yarns, looms, and comments you have bookmarked.
Groups you have joined here. You can share yarn, projects, and drafts with your groups. Join in the ongiong discussions.
Your projects all in one place. Look back at your fantastic weaving projects, add new notes and reference the notes you already made.
This will show all your drafts. This includes drafts you have created and those who have bookmarked.
Books you own (you have bookmarked).
Looms you have shared on Weavolution.
Yarns you have shared on Weavolution. Your online weaving stash!
Submitted by fibrefare on Fri, 10/27/2017 - 19:36
Has anyone used size 10 crochet thread instead of 10/2 cotton?
I just warped for a scarf yesterday with mixed fibers including some size 10 crochet thread, 5/2 perle, 5/2 bamboo, and novelty fibers. So far all is going well. I've used crochet thread for weft in Christmas cards. I've never used entirely crochet thread for a project.
I have in towels, the 3 ply crochet cotton is harder twist than 10/2 or 8/2 for towels. The crochet cotton is not as soft when wet finished. The towels were a 2 block satin damask (not true 5-shaft satin, but 4), so normally they would be very soft fabric. I decided it would make a great rep weave in the warp or a table runner where the cloth is firmer. :)
Thank you for the information. I'm thinking it might be more useful in an inkle band or for its intended purpose--crochet.
Thank you for your information; the scarf sounds lovely. Please let me know if you post any photographs--I'd enjoy seeing them.
I finished the scarf yesterday and wore it today. Quite pleased with the results. Out of 96 ends at 12 epi , there were probably only 10 ends of the crochet thread mixed in with the bamboo, perle, and various novelty yarns.