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Designing Stripes Towel Kit

Get all the weaving yarn as well as project instructions to weave these striped twill and basketweave towels!
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With this kit you will get the project instructions as well as all the yarn to weave four unique striped towels in basketweave and twill.

 
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Although the color order of the stripes in these towels looks quite complex—it even appears random—it follows a clever plan. Each stripe of color is a module consisting of 21 warp threads divided by 4 warp threads of another color; 14 warp threads in the main color are on one side of the 4-thread divider, 7 on the other side.

 

In each stripe, the 4-thread divider is the same color as the main color in an adjacent stripe. In the towels, the 4-thread divider weaves basketweave to contrast with the 2/2 twill produced by the main colors. These handmade towels will add unique details to your home or make the perfect gift.

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These towels were designed by Betsy Morton and come from Handwoven magazine’s popular project eBook, Best of Handwoven: Yarn Series—A Dozen Projects in 8/2 Cotton. Included in this kit are the instructions for the Designing Stripes for Towels (full eBook is not included). These towels can be woven on a 4-shaft floor loom and the width in the reed is 24 inches. Finished dimensions of one hemmed towel are 20 1/2 inches by 31 inches.

 

The weaving yarn comes from Cotton Clouds. Delight in these bright colors, all Cotton Clouds’ Aurora Earth 8/2 cotton. With this kit, you will get the exact amount of yarn needed to weave these towels. The colors are:

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Purple #40 Lavender #38 Jade #67 Mint Green #3 Magenta #30 Dark Navy #54
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Designing Stripes for Towels Kit: Weave Your Own Handmade Towels

SKU: U9759

Format: Kit