Adapt 4×4″ patterns to the Kayu

LEER EN ESPAÑOL When you have many patterns to weave on 4x4" looms (Zoom Loom / Weave-It) and also pattern books and perhaps you have already ventured to invent your own stitches and patterns, surely you have wondered if you can use them on other larger looms, to make larger pieces. The answer is YES!... Continue Reading →

Learn the Zig Zag effect

LEER EN ESPAÑOL What I'm going to tell you, I'm sure it happens to you too.. When I don't have a project in mind, I take some leftover yarn from here and there and... I try to see what comes out! And that's how, using the Lion Bran yarns that I had left over from... Continue Reading →

The Mom´s Project

LEER EN ESPAÑOL This year on Mother´s Day I am bringing you a surprise project for all weaving moms as a special gift for you. The novelty is that I made this project in 5 days and that exactly is how I published it, from Monday to Friday: each day I posted in my Instagram... Continue Reading →

How to combine color yarn

LEER EN ESPAÑOL When it comes to being creative, many of us are afraid of mixing colors, of not combining them correctly, of making it hard to make a garment, of finishing it and only then seeing that the colors we choose do not completely convince us... does this happened to you ? Well, today... Continue Reading →

What if.. I don´t have any bulky yarn?

LEER EN ESPAÑOL A few days ago I finished a weaving on the bias pin loom class at @stitchesevents in which my students asked me a lot about yarn thicknesses: what is the ideal one for pin looms, how to distinguish the right one among rustic yarns, sometimes without classification, what to do if I... Continue Reading →

3 Basic Shapes to Weave on the Bias

LEER EN ESPAÑOL About 13 years ago I discovered pin looms. My mother had gone to Argentina for a trip and she had seen an artisan in the street weaving with this "wooden frame with nails", which caused her a lot of curiosity. My mom is an avid crocheter, regid loom weaver, macramé maker and... Continue Reading →

Cochamó Purse

LEER EN ESPAÑOL In my newfound (silent) campaign "wear your weavies," I've been more inspired than ever. I want to show how exploitable loom-woven squares are, that you can create infinitely with them, but I also want to create objects and clothes that I like, that I love the idea of wearing, hoping that the... Continue Reading →

Kayu Bang Bag with leftovers

LEER EN ESPAÑOL The surprise project that I bring you today is made with the 3 geometric figures of the KAYU: square, rectangle and triangle. The Bang Bag, a color explosion (as the Big Bang!) It is the first project in which I integrate the 3 figures and the purpose is precisely that, to open... Continue Reading →

Patterns to Create

LEER EN ESPAÑOL I've been wondering for a long time what "moves" me about this particular technique, pin loom weaving. And then, the next question, what moves you to follow it, to use my pin looms, to make my patterns. They are doubts that are always there, but what I do know is my purpose... Continue Reading →

Sustainable Infinity Scarf project

LEER EN ESPAÑOL Diving in IG a random day, I came across this incredible label and I bought a few yarns immediately. They feel like cotton made, fresh and cozy, but not too heavy as cotton. I searched a bit more where this label came from and I could know the story behind her founder,... Continue Reading →

Yes, you can color your own weaving patterns!

LEER EN ESPAÑOL I have said several times how much I love woven squares. They are easy and fast to make and the possibilities are endless. Until today I still imagine things I could do starting with something as simple as a woven squares. It just inspires me a lot. To crate a woven piece,... Continue Reading →

7 Creative Christmas napkin folds to try

I took 3 small balls of yarn I had here and there. With the three of them at the same time I wove the larger size of square on the Kayu weaving loom (you can either knit, crochet or weave a 12x12" square) and voilà! ..I started playing with it and a golden paper napkin... Continue Reading →

Butterfly pattern

Now that I found an easy way to digitally design patterns (and really enjoying it) today I bring you the first pattern that I have ever designed and tested in the Kayu weaving loom! This is not rapid weaving (weaving on the bias), it is regular weaving, so you don`t actually need a Kayu weaving... Continue Reading →

3 capelets inspired by Outlander series

I discovered this TV series just a few weeks ago and I have seen the three seasons already (and some episodes more than once). The story is so complete.. love, adventure, extreme danger and the unforgettable Scotland of course. But most of all, I fell in love with the costumes that give life to each... Continue Reading →

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