Color and Weave Runner by Deborah Jarchow

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Whether for special occasions or every day, a beautiful table runner dresses up your kitchen or living room furnishings.  This colorful and decorative runner will look lovely on any table in your home.

While learning how to make different variations of color and weave effect, you’ll also practice weaving with two shuttles. With five warp colors and four weft colors, this project may seem complex, but is an enjoyable plain weave design. It’s amazing and exciting to see the number of designs you will achieve by mixing colors in various combinations of warp and weft yarns.

There are two color choices available. 
Harmony colors include Terra Cotta, Ecru, Camel, Taupe, and Cafe.
Peace colors include Denim, White, Jade, Taupe, and Cafe.
Choose your favorite or weave one of each!

Cotton Clouds will be sponsoring a Zoom tutorial with Deborah Jarchow! This class will coordinate with this Color and Weave Runner kit. 

Email Deborah at to sign up! She will contact you with more information and the link needed to participate in the class.  The specifications and some of the things that we will be learning are listed below.  Kit purchase is not required to sign up for this class. Be sure to sign up early to reserve your spot!

We hope to see you there!

  • Class date: Sunday, Feb 25th
  • Two class times available. You can choose either the morning or afternoon class. The times will be 10:00 or 2:00 Arizona time. (9:00 or 1:00 Pacific Time) (12:00 or 4:00 Eastern Time).
  • How to adjust the pattern to make either placemats or runners.
  • Changing weft colors using the split ply technique.
  • Maintaining nice selvedges while weaving with two shuttles.
  • Planning your own size placemats or runners to fit your table size.
  • Finishing with hems or fringe.
  • The cost of the class will be $25
  • Classes will last about 2 hours

Weave Structure:  plain weave

Warp & Weft Yarns: 24/7 Cottons. There are two kit colors available. Choose Peace for the blue version or Passion for the Red version. The colors in the kit will be a different than the pictures from the Rigid Heddle Weaving Basics & Beyond Book.  The original yarns used for this project are no longer available.

Equipment needed: rigid heddle loom; 16” weaving width; 7.5 or 8 dent reed; 2 shuttles; needle for hemstitching if you decide on fringe.

Finished size: one runner 12.5” x 48” either with fringe or hemmed. 

Instructions: Rigid Heddle Weaving Basics & Beyond Book by Deborah Jarchow.

This kit includes all yarns needed to weave this project.  The pattern can be found in Rigid Heddle Weaving Basics & Beyond book Project 11.1 on pages 72-77.  Both colorways will be woven with Project 11.1 draft.

You will need to purchase this book for the instructions if you don't already own a copy.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Maria Furtado
Weave runner

Absolutely love it. The colors are awesome and I can’t wait to start it as soon as I get the project in hands done and out of the loom. I love getting my cotton/yarns and patterns from you. It comes fast and are of very good quality. Also Deborah is a great teacher and I love her stuff. Thank you