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Five Turrets Handwoven

Created by Carolynn Shaw
In Selkirk
Small Market seller since Feb 2021

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A little bit about Five Turrets Handwoven

I live in Selkirk in the Scottish Borders and started weaving in 2015 when I got my first four shaft Ashford table loom. I love all things fibre but I’m truly hooked on weaving. I'm lucky enough to have my own home weaving studio to house my ever growing collection of looms.

I hope you like what you see in my shop. I make handwoven scarves, blankets and homeware. My craft is all about waste reduction and sustainability. Weaving is essentially interlocking warp and weft and my passion is to do that by combining unloved and surplus materials into one of a kind beautiful and useful cloth creations. Most of the yarns I use are Scrap Store or charity shop finds, mill ends and surplus stock. If I buy new, the emphasis is always on ethical production and from local spinners and dyers.

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Here are just a few gift creations from Five Turrets Handwoven, click on an image or visit the product page to find out more.


I’m happy to do commissions so please do get in touch if I can help with a special item.

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