I made a weaving frame for my daughter and myself. We're switching places when one runs out of yarn. You can tell her yarns are the pinks ;)

The frame is made from thicker hazelnut branches from the grand parents backyard. It's a "little" bit wonky and wobbles but I like to work with it nevertheless :D

The warp is sturdy cotton string and the weft is left over yarn I keep for purposes like this. I'm thinking of making one solely with natural materials  as weft like willow leaves, grasses or bendable little twigs next year!

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  • Maxens commented 4 years ago

    That's a nice DIY. I like how rustic it looks, maybe it's not the right word... I used to work on a big wooden weaving machine (almost exactly like this one: https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/x/using-weaving-machine-19351949.jpg) with pedals and stuff.
    I really liked weaving. Maybe I should try making this, I still have yarn from my failed attempts at learning how to knit.

  • Sandra commented 7 years ago

    I imagine that you two have lovely conversations while weaving. What a lovely idea! I'm going to do this with my grandaughter (when she's big enough).

  • girl like the sea//tara commented 7 years ago

    this is really cool. weaving is so therapeutic, especially with such natural materials. It would be fun to do it all with found plants

    Anne Mende / Pumora replied 7 years ago

    That's a great idea!

  • vvonder commented 7 years ago

    This is super super cute! Especially you are working on this with your daughter that's so special!!! I really love how frame looks <3 <3 <3

    Anne Mende / Pumora replied 7 years ago

    Thank you!

  • Nora commented 7 years ago

    I liked your weaving when I saw the picture, and I liked it even more when I read the description, so cute. 

    Anne Mende / Pumora replied 7 years ago

    Thank you :)

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