Happy holidays from the Scandinavian Weavers Study Group

Our group enjoyed a holiday party at the home of Brenda Gavin-Chadwick. Her home is open and light-filled, with clean Scandinavian lines. Only one person brought a show-and-tell item, but somehow Marilyn Moore must have sensed that Brenda’s hearth would be the perfect spot for staging her rya. The three-spiral design echos the three stages in the life of a woman–maiden, mother, and crone.

Marilyn’s rya started as a way to use up a mass of brown yarn she had–but of course she ended up having to buy more and desperately trying to match colors. The resulting color blending across the whole piece adds richness.

Happy holidays and happy weaving in 2020!

About Robbie LaFleur
Weaving in Minnesota, when I can!

2 Responses to Happy holidays from the Scandinavian Weavers Study Group

  1. vairarenbeth says:

    Gorgeous piece! Happy Holidays!

  2. Charlotte Lindsay Allison says:

    Such a beautiful rug. From my home to yours’…I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year!

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