When I returned to my WIPs over the weekend, I sadly discovered that my wrists grew sore after only knitting for about half an hour. This, my friends, is unacceptable! But I have to accept it, I suppose, or else I'll make myself miserable. So, what's a crafty girl like me meant to do? Yeah, you guessed it ~ try something new!
Ever since I started weaving, I've been wanting to make a rag rug so I did some research and went into action. I pulled all my old bed sheets out of my linen closet and picked two queen-size flat sheets that should have been retired many years ago. I tore them into 2.5 inch strips and split-spliced them together.
I then went to my local DIY big box store, picked up some dowels and elbow connectors, and McGuyvered (yes, that's a word, right?) myself a 3x4 loom. I've never felt more geeky but in a really good way!
This is my progress so far, and I'm pretty happy with the result. These aren't colors I would particular want in either my kitchen or bathrooms but as a first sample, I'm loving it. Oh, did I mention that I have a fantastic local fabric store in my neighborhood? Tomorrow calls for rain so guess what I'll be doing?