So what did I spend my cleaning time doing? Warping on and weaving the little tribbles into a wide twill scarf. This was meant for me and I wanted to experiment with just how wide a sett I could go. If I could do it all again ( dang, those
tribbles did NOT multiply) I would do the sett a bit closer than the 5 epi I did
use. I would use 8 the next time.
I do like the lightness for myself but unless care is taken with the piece in general the floats will catch and pull. I had in mind a light scarf that would keep my
shoulders and upper arms warm while I read in bed. Nothing so wide it got down my back and would pull when I moved. Simply a little confection with a plump fuzzy soft feel. This fit the bill perfectly. I felt quite princess like
last night while I read. I'm working my way through Paul Theroux's "The Great Railway Bazaar" I read "Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the
Great Railway Bazaar" this past fall. The trip in GRB was done in the early 70's and in the Eastern Star he goes back and does the trip
Both books are simply marvelous.
Well, off to find that vacuum!