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PPI – Figuring Out Your Weft Yarn Usage

PPI – Figuring Out Your Weft Yarn Usage

Wait, another initialism? Yep! We’ve already talked about EPI (used for warp spacing), and briefly mentioned WPI (used to determine yarn sizing), so now it’s time to talk about PPI! This isn't the first time I've talked about PPI. I mentioned PPI in my post about...

Breaking Weaving Rules – Experimental Weaving Ideas

Breaking Weaving Rules – Experimental Weaving Ideas

Weaving Rules Are Meant To Be Broken Have you ever heard the statement that you need to learn the rules before you can break them? For the record, that is a statement that I definitely agree with! I even have it on the Warped Fibers classes page when I'm talking about...

Let Your Yarn Determine Your Weaving Project

Let Your Yarn Determine Your Weaving Project

Yarn First - Project Second It happens to the best of us. Weaver sees yarn. Weaver buys yarn. Weaver has no idea what to do with yarn. We've all been there. In fact, if you're like me you have quite a stash of yarn that is sitting and waiting to be used! Skeins and...

What I Wish I Knew When I Started Weaving

What I Wish I Knew When I Started Weaving

I’m pretty lucky that my weaving journey started in an academic setting. I learned how to weave as a student at Virginia Commonwealth University, which meant I was surrounded by those with common interests, an abundance of materials at my disposal, and a wealth of...

Hi! I'm Nicole!

Hi! I'm Nicole!

I am so happy to have you here on Warped Fibers! I am a weaver and fiber artist that found a love for sharing these passions with anyone willing to listen. So I started this weaving blog so you can learn to weave! Check out the ABOUT page for more information about who I am and the CLASSES page to see what I can teach you! You can also check out my ARTWORK to see what I make in my studio.

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