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Weave Nature Finds, Yarn on Stick Loom


Last updated 8/12/2020 at 1:04pm

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Lillian Ostrom and daughter Emma, 9, weave together on a nature loom.

My friend Bonnie is a professional weaver. I know she's a pro, not only because it says so on her labels, but when I watched her weaving at her traditional Swedish loom, I was taken by her focus and the talent and patience her artistry requires.

I admire her commitment because I'm more of a "start and finish a project in one afternoon" kind of personality. As a kid, I had a simple, small metal toy loom and made oodles of potholders with colorful cotton loops. At summer camp, I graduated to constructing my own loom out of sturdy sticks and twine, and wove yarn and nature finds.

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