Prakruti Scarf

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This weaving kit includes all the Tencel yarns needed to weave Shilpa Nagarkar's Prakruti Scarf found in Easy Weaving with Little Looms Fall 2022. 

The Valley of Flowers in the Himalayas inspired Shilpa Nagarkar to design this brightly hued Tencel scarf.

Shilpa used the clasped-warp technique to achieve the seamless transition of colors.  She named the scarf Prakruti which means nature in Sanskrit.

Yarns: Tencel 8/2

Weave structure: plain weave with clasped warp, inlay, and supplementary warp and weft.

Experience level:  advanced

Equipment needed: rigid heddle loom; 14" weaving width; 12.5-dent reed (or 12 dent); 2 shuttles for the background weft; 2 pick-up sticks; 2 shuttles for supplementary weft (optional)

Finished size: one scarf 12.5" x 84" plus 4" fringe 

Instructions needed: Easy Weaving with Little Looms Fall 2022 available from Long Thread Media.  Pattern sold separately 

This kit includes all yarns needed to weave this scarf.  The pattern can be found in the Easy Weaving with Little Looms magazine noted above.  You will need to purchase this magazine if you don't already own a copy.

Photo by Matt Graves