Moscow Nights Tea Towels

Moscow Nights Tea Towels

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This weaving kit includes all the yarns needed to weave these Moscow Nights Tea Towels that were designed by Jenny Sennott for Handwoven, March/April 2015, pages 34–36.

From the "white nights" of Russia to bright, bustling Indian days. Weave these inspirational towels in snowflake twill with point-twill treadlings.

The intricate patterns and sumptuous colors of these towels represent imperial Russia, thus the name Moscow Nights.

Yarns: Aurora Earth 8/2 cotton in rich colorways of Rust, Chocolate, Gold and Wine.

Note: We have made substitutions in the yarns from the original pattern with similar colors in our 8/2 Aurora Earth yarns.  

Equipment needed: 8 shaft loom; 22" weaving width; 12 dent reed; 1 shuttle; 4 bobbins

Finished size: three hemmed towels 18 1/4" x 26" each

Instructions needed: Handwoven March/April 2015 from Long Thread Media.

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