Yarn is pretty…and it’s expensive. Unless you’re always weaving the same exact yarns over and over again, you probably will end up with lots of odds and ends.
This can get carried to the extreme when you inherit someone else’s odds and ends, like I did when I bought my first loom almost ten years ago!
In this video, I talk about some of the pitfalls of mixed warps - differential shrinkage, and yarns that stretch different amounts are the two biggest issues I've encountered.
But mixed warps are a great way to use up those odds and ends, plus you end up with a unique fabric that no one else has!
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