A short reprieve from recalling my somewhat tumultuous September; this is what I've been doing.
I took off approximately one shawl length of wide purple-variegated merino warp in 2007 when I was invited to take part in "Culturally Routed" and had to get started right away. I wanted to weave something with a luxurious feel, so I decided to put this back on last week. Luckily I saved the cross. But after looking at it for a couple of days I thought it might be too short to get a proper shawl.
So I've been halving the width, taking each pair of warp, tying one end to the warp beam and threading the other in a straight draw. It's tedious beyond belief, but feels great, and I am hoping I will be ready to weave in a couple of days.
Come to think of it, I've the rest of the Big Ribbon warp saved in the interrupted warp drawer; from memory there is about eight meters left on that one.