Starburst Scarves

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This weaving kit includes all the yarns needed to weave these scarves that were designed by Susan Kesler-Simpson and found in the Overshot Simply book pages 136-139.

These scarves are a modernized version of the Maltese Cross, which has been a staple of weavers for years.

You can choose from two different designs.  The gold Starburst Scarf has a wonderful drape and uses a multicolored Tencel Autumn Twilight and Perle 5/2 cotton Sweet Potato.  The red and white Starburst Scarf is woven with Perle 10/2 and 5/2 cottons.

Weave Structure: variation of Maltese Cross (overshot)

Yarns: Tencel, Perle 5/2 and Perle 10/2

Equipment needed: 4-shaft loom; 9" weaving width; 12 dent reed; 2 shuttles

Note:  Additional small beads can be added to the fringe but are not included in this kit.

Finished Dimensions: 7.5" x 66" with 4" fringe

Instructions needed:  Overshot Simply by Susan Kesler-Simpson. (sold separately)

Note:  This kit includes all yarns needed to weave this scarf.  The pattern can be found in the Overshot Simply book noted above.  You will need to purchase this book if you don't already own a copy.
Photos by Jessica Ybarra