Christina Garton | Handwoven

Christina Garton


Auspicious Weaving

While you're weaving today, think of the Chinese New Year. Yesterday was the Chinese New Year’s Eve, which makes today the first day of the Year of the Pig.

The Weaver's Surprise

If you are looking for a book about a young one in your life read this review of The Weaver's Surprise by Tom Knisely.

Endnotes: Remembering the Assistant Editor

Over the years, assistant and associate editors have played a big role in keeping the Handwoven ship afloat.

Traditions: A Joy and Pleasure to Use - Norwegian Kitchen Linens

We know a lot about Norwegian weaving that is special, but what about traditional everyday house linens?

A Sunny Scarf for a Dreary Day

When the weather is gray, bring some color to your world with Elisabeth Hill’s bright and happy Grellow and Yay scarf.

BeWeave It: A Brief History of Harvesting Spider Silk

If you've ever looked at a spider's web and wondered what it would be like to weave with that beautiful, fine thread, you're not alone!

From Guinevere to Sally Field: A History of Wimples

When European soldiers came back from the Crusades they brought back more than just spices and silks, they also brought back the hijab which was then modified into the wimple and became the must-have head wear for queens and nuns alike.

Hearts 'n Bones: The Perfect Scarf for Skeleton Season

October is the start of skeleton season! Why not weave up a Hearts 'n Bones scarf to celebrate?

More Than Just Great Paper

We all know the new November/December 2019 issue is printed on great paper, but what about the projects and articles printed on those extra-thick and beautifully white pages?

The Best (and Worst) Ways to Weight Floating Selvedges

To make a floating selvedge "float" you need to weight it in some way. Through trial and error (mostly error) I've found the best (and worst) ways to weight your floating selvedges.