My Grandmother’s Loom

I don’t remember much about my grandmother. One of my strongest memories is her sewing basket beside her chair. It was always filled with small squares she wove on a small loom. My sister recently gave me our grandmother’s loom. Her craft room loss was my yarn room gain.

The loom is a Weave-It, a popular pin loom from the 1940s and 50s. After googling directions I got to work. I love weaving the small squares.

I plan on sewing the squares together to make a blanket. You don’t need much yarn per square, so I’m going to start a woven scrap yarn blanket.

This is the kind of weaving for me. It’s small. It’s fast. It was free. Audrey is already asking for a loom, so I might be buying another loom on ebay for her birthday next month.

I hope you are all doing well!

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