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We’ve moved!

30 Aug

Hey there!

Pursuit of Craftiness is now the official blog of Infinite Twist, my yarn company.

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Thai Silk

20 Mar

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Roles of silk fabric at Jim Thompson.

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Ikat silk at Old Siam Market

So DH and I went on holiday to Bangkok… and I just happened to see lots of Thai silk. Yeah, quite the serendipitous coincidence. Here are my best textile photos of the trip – I hope you enjoy!

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Flat folds of Thai Silk at Old Siam Market

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More ikat with interesting stripe embellishments

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A Week of Weaving

1 Mar


It’s been a fun and busy week. I spent lots of time at the loom this week, working on the Spectrum rug.

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I’m moving through a color sequence from maroon to purple to pink to red to spice to orange, and next, onto yellow.

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Lots of dyeing has been happening…


…and I’m working on a new sock design to which Rufus has taken a shine. I can’t wait to wear these!