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grumpy1

  • Joined Nov 2018
newbie from Ireland
« on: November 23, 2018, 10:09:26 pm »
Hi all, living near Kinsale Ireland and found this site while researching hand looms. Am a mature student of 62 years who is studying contemporary applied art so this is all new to me. So be nice :innocent:
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arobwk

  • Joined Nov 2015
  • Kernow - some say it's in England
Re: newbie from Ireland
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2018, 02:18:58 pm »
Welcome to the forum @grumpy1. (And why are you so grumpy?)
I think you might have confused the forum by your post (!?):  do you have a "small-holding" and are also interested in weaving OR are you simply interested in weaving and wishing to connect with the folk here who are also into weaving (and, perhaps, spinning)? 
« Last Edit: November 29, 2018, 02:21:32 pm by arobwk »

grumpy1

  • Joined Nov 2018
Re: newbie from Ireland
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2018, 10:59:34 pm »
Sorry yep just interested in weaving. Have an acre behind my house but its all grass :innocent:. So havent been a small holder but know a few

Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
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Re: newbie from Ireland
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2018, 11:13:29 pm »
Hi Grumps, there are not many of us here who weave.  I wish I was one but I'm not, yet.  I spin and knit, and keep sheep to produce wool (as well as breeding stock and meat)  There are a few weavers here but the chat on the subject is quite slow.  Post something in 'Crafts' and see who comes out of the woodwork.
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Mad Goatwoman of Madeley

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • Telford
Re: newbie from Ireland
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2018, 11:29:20 pm »
Hi Grumps. I used to be a hand-loom weaver and did try to get back into it when I become disabled but found it just too painful. I do spin, crochet and knit though.

 

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