Tarahumara Corn (Chili Pepper) Towels

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These towels are HOT!

Light your senses on fire with the colors of red-hot chili peppers. Like other members of the red family, chili-pepper is dramatic and exciting. It is associated with exotic tastes and cultural diversity. It's just what we need to spice up our lives!

The pick-up technique in this pattern is a 3/1 weft float variation.  There are many, many ways to achieve warp and weft floats, but this four-step variation is one of my favorites because it's easy to remember the four easy steps and you can leave the pick-up stick in place throughout the entire project. 

Choose either 24" Version or Cricket Loom Version depending on your loom size.

There are two color options to choose from!  Use the drop down menu below for our original towels in Inferno or a bright Citrus version.

Weave Structure: textured weave

Yarns: Caterpillar Variegated CottonOrganic 5/3 CottonAurora Earth 8/2 100% unmercerized cotton

Equipment needed: Rigid Heddle Loom; 21” weaving width or 14” weaving width for Cricket Loom; 10 dent reed; 2 shuttles

Finished Dimensions: 17" x 23" each towel or 12" x 21" each towel for Cricket Loom

Instructions: Featured in Easy Weaving with Little Looms 2020 as Tarahumara Corn Towels.

Find these towels in our Super Soft Cotton Towels Kit of the Month Club

Designed by Jodi Ybarra

Special thanks for Suzie Burger for sharing her Sweet Yellow Pepper Towels photo!