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I finally finished taking photos of the second baby wrap, Caribbean Depths.  I'm a bit disappointed, because the colors seem a bit muted compared to in real life.

I've listed it on my business Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Threadbare-Designs/672160212806803?ref=hl) for now, where it might get better exposure than my Etsy shop.  I do anticipate it migrating over there soon, though.  Just trying to navigate the many groups and sub-groups on FB surrounding the baby wearing world makes me feel old.  I seems to take me forever to understand what I can and cannot do, and where I can and cannot be.  People are very helpful, but that doesn't make me feel any more nimble of mind.

I've almost completed the quickest project I've done in a long time.  I've had some 2/10 merino/tencel in the Ocean Blue colorway that I purchased from Webs years ago, just sitting on the shelf, waiting for inspiration to hit.  I thought I might do a huck scarf, but kept putting it off, never finding the time to decide on the pattern.  After the work of the baby wrap, I decided now would be the perfect time.  I used an 8 shaft pattern from The Best of Weaver's Huck Lace book.  I started winding on Sunday, and completed the weaving today (after working Monday and Tuesday!).  All that's left is fringe twisting and wet finishing.  It's a bit difficult to see the pattern in the photo below, because the yarn gives off such a nice sheen.

As always, I had to make a concerted effort to gently place the weft, not beat it like I do with cotton and most tencel.  I find it is much harder to get an even beat when you don't use force!

Planning has begun for the next wrap, though I may weave off some towels first.  I'm leaning towards a rainbow-like one, using my stash only. I've got to make some room for the next order of yarns!  Which combination do you prefer:

The one with the green (on the far left):

or the one with the aqua?

Inquiring minds want to now!

Until next time...


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