With so many little things to accomplish today, playing with thread had to take a back seat. I did find time to get a little bit done!
I love reading, but I don't always grasp concepts when I read. Sometimes I need to read, try, read again, try again, and repeat. That seems to be the case with band weaving.
Today I tried using popsicle sticks to find the width I needed for my band. I also tried weaving a few rows to pull the threads in to the width I thought would work. This helped tremendously! I also went back to size 10 crochet cotton, which results in a narrower band. This one will be about 1/2" wide.
I chose red and black for the second go at this pattern. So far, so good. I'll be able to tell better if the change in thread makes much difference once I get the woven band off the loom.
Despite all the little chores and taking a much needed nap, I was able to tat an Ice Drop today. I feel the need to tat an Ice Drop a day, because Christmas isn't that far away!