Susan E. Horton

Using a “Yarn Lab“ as a Starting Point

Having a place to start helps when planning a project. In this case, a “Yarn Lab“ gave me a head start.

WIFs for Earth Day Weaving

In honor of Earth Day 2021, I added 10 WIFs to the WIF library from our January/February 2018 issue that was focused on earth-friendly yarns.

Call For Submissions: Handwoven March/April 2022—National Parks and Museums

Let your favorite national park or museum be your inspiration for wonderful weaving.

Creating Doesn’t Need to Be Complicated.

There is always time to learn and create, even if it’s only minutes a day.

Reader’s Gallery: Pin-Loom Scarves and Shawls

In this, seventh and last post of Reader’s Gallery scarves and shawls, I concentrated on pin-loom and continuous-strand weaving.

Dyeing with Oxalis

I have heard that oxalis (sour grass) dyes yarn an intense yelllow-green color, so I decided to give it a try.

It’s not Patience; It’s Perseverance.

I’ve always heard weavers are patient; I think maybe instead we’re just perseverant.

Reader’s Gallery: Rigid-Heddle and Multishaft Scarves and Shawls

For this edition of the Reader’s Gallery, I looked at scarves and shawls woven on rigid-heddle and multishaft looms.

Handwoven Editorial Calendar 2022

Mulling over ideas works well for both weaving and developing editorial calendars.

Valentine WIFs for Weavers and Eye Candy for All

On a lark, I went through past issues of Handwoven looking for project titles that were flower-inspired with the goal of adding to the WIF Library. I was surprised by what I found.