Circles & Checks Towels

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Weave circles to your heart’s delight.  Turned taqueté is a great structure for weaving a circle shape.

For these towels, stripes of six colors in the warp contrast highly with off-white (natural). Each towel is woven with a different warp color with three treadling variations.

Fabric Description:  Turned taqueté

Yarns:  Aurora Earth 8/2 unmercerized cotton 

Note:  Maurice Brassard 8/2 cottons in pattern have been substituted with similar colors in Aurora Earth 8/2 cottons.

Equipment needed:  8-shaft loom, 20" weaving width; 12-dent reed; 1 boat shuttle; temple (optional)

Finished Size:  six towels 16½" x 25" each hemmed

Instructions needed:  Handwoven May/June 2019 magazine for complete instructions. 

Designed by Susan Poague

Check out Susan Horton's Handwoven Magazine article about these Circles & Checks towels!