Arachne Napkins

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This weaving kit includes all the yarns needed to weave these Arachne Napkins that was designed by Elisabeth Hill for Easy Weaving with Little Looms Winter 2023.

Did you know that you can create pictures in your weaving? Elisabeth wove these brilliantly planned napkins using pick-up to create images of a spider and her webs. 

The original napkins are woven in 22/2 Cottolin which is very similar to our Aurora Earth 8/2 cotton. You can order this kit using Aurora Earth 8/2 Cotton in Gold or in the other color options we're offering.

Weave structure:  Plain weave with weft floats

Yarns: Aurora Earth 8/2 Cotton

Equipment needed: rigid heddle loom; 18" weaving width; 12 dent reed; one pick-up stick; 2 shuttles.

Finished size:  four napkins, 15½" × 16" each plus one practice sample.

Instructions needed: Easy Weaving with Little Looms Winter 2023 pages 38, 46-50. Available from Long Thread Media.

Note:  This kit includes all yarns needed to weave these napkins.  The pattern can be found in the magazine noted above.  You will need to purchase this magazine if you don't already own a copy.

Photos by Matt Graves