Robbie LaFleur

Monthly Archives: April, 2011

Monksbelt #5

There was just a little bit of the monksbelt warp left.  I chose to make op art bands in three shades of gray, with a red accent.  The neutral colors … Continue reading

April 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Monksbelt # 4

I like the op art effect created by gradually increasing and then decreasing the numbers of shots in bands of pattern weft.  In this runner I used wide bands of … Continue reading

April 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Monksbelt #3

By now I was starting to learn the “language” of the pattern elements.  I liked long stretches of the wider band broken up by small stripes of just two pattern … Continue reading

April 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Monksbelt 2: Don’t Be Scared of Red

The detail pictures of these weavings make them look a little dizzying! Some bright red prydvevgarn languished in my closet so I began to weave a red-and-white runner.  I assumed … Continue reading

April 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Monksbelt Runners: #1

Before having surgery and starting two weeks with my feet elevated, I took a set of five linen table runners off my loom.  I wove the simple monkbelts pattern to … Continue reading

April 21, 2011 · Leave a comment