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Chai Latte Towels

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Chai Latte Towels

Join me in making Chai Latte Towels! Let’s get started! Pull up a chair and fill your mug with your favorite tea. Let’s sip (and weave) away! You’re going to love the refreshing simple design and the spaced textured stripes using three different yarns! Texture & Thickness Ever want to explore the affect and behavior of yarns by mixing different yarn textures and thicknesses? You will get to do just that when weaving the Chai Latte Towels on your rigid heddle loom. Chai Latte Yarns It’s fun to experience weaving with different yarn textures and thicknesses! You will get to mix three...

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Waffle Weave Towels on my Rigid Heddle Loom

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Waffle Weave Towels on my Rigid Heddle Loom

I love weaving on my Rigid Heddle Loom and I love making towels! Stripes, plaid, checkered and now waffle weave! You can’t imagine how excited I was when I realized that waffle weave can be achieved on a 2 shaft loom, using plain weave and just one pick-up stick. Aurora Earth 8/2 cotton is the basic yarn used in these towels.  Two strands are held together to warp 400 ends in a 10 dent reed. I used for the warp Aurora Earth Solid  and Aurora Earth Variegated for the weft. It was amazing to see the textured squares form with an easy pick up stick sequence. Here...

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