A lovingly woven tapestry upon which we can gaze and reflect and remember that we are not alone,
A securely woven rug upon which we can walk and journey with steady footing, and
A warm blanket in which we wrap ourselves, nourished, healed, and sheltered from the cold.
~ Ama White Owl
I had been knitting since the early ’80s but it wasn’t until the ’90s that I was introduced to weaving on looms. Since that time, weaving has been both a creative as well as a mystical activity for me. Mystical wisdom weaving, yes, but also weaving of healing magic. Not so long ago I handcrafted a loom from tree branches and cotton twine. I wove lambs wool to help my body process the poison from a black widow spider bite: