From time to time I wind up being a 'ghost weaver'. In other words I weave for someone else. In this instance I'm not doing the weaving, just dressing the loom for another guild member.
She wanted a 15 yard warp, which is about 3 yards longer than I can do on my warping board. However another guild member had her large warping mill in the guild room so I asked if I could use it. Here is the warp about 1/3 wound. I made it a little bit longer. Each side of the mill is 27" or about 3/4 of a yard.
Here is the warp all ready to go.
The warp went into a plastic bucket and then I started rough sleying. The set on this warp will be 18 epi. I used a 4 dent reed and sleyed four per dent except for every 8th dent where I put 8. That's why it's called 'rough' sleying. :)
Just beginning to beam the warp. I split the warp chain into two because I don't have a warping valet to help hold the warp and I felt 18" was just too wide to try and weight with just one water jug.
And here it is - ready to thread. I'll go back on Monday and do that.
Currently reading Triumph at Kapyong; Canada's pivotal battle in Korea