Friday, October 28, 2011

Favorite things

I feel like sharing some of my favorite things with you today!  It would be fun if you all did the same on your blogs so we can get to know each other better!  I'm sure you can guess a lot of these things about be, but here they are anyway:

Favorite weaves:
1.  Summer and winter
2.  Huck
3.  Overshot
4.  Twill

Favorite materials/sizes:
1.  Cotton 12/2 & 8/2
2.  Wool sport weight

Favorite projects: Dishtowels

Favorite books:

Bertha Gray Hayes Miniature Overshot Patterns
Anne Dixon's The Handweavers Pattern Directory
Marguerite Porter Davison's A Handweaver's Pattern book

8-shafts, a place to begin
A Weaver's book of 8-shaft patterns
The Gartner manuscripts
Marguerite Porter Davison's A Handweaver's Source book

both: Margaret B. Windeknecht's Color and weave

Favorite ice cream: Death by Chocolate (Made by Kroger) smothered in genuine Hershey's chocolate syrup

Favorite colors: blue and green

Favorite food: my Grandma's meatball recipe