Round~About Towel Yarn Pack

Round~About Towel Yarn Pack

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Design Challenge
Knowing the fascination weavers have for circles prompted Sarah to look for a circular motif that could be woven on four shafts.

A Manipulated Draft
An overshot draft in A Handweaver's Pattern Book forms a circular shape with an alternate treadling that is more oval. By interweaving a parallel threading with the original draft allowed Sarah to manipulate the draft and push the shapes in the direction she wanted. A "roundabout" way of creating a circular shape on four shafts!

Design Inspiration
The colors were inspired by a photo in a catalog of a beautiful upholstery fabric in blues and greens with some warmer tones mixed in. Sampling within that palette resulted in some surprises. I think you'll be surprised how changing one color in the weft shifts the overall color from muted greens to brighter blues and greens!

What You'll Need
*Purchase and download from Etsy Sarah Jackson's Round•About PDF pattern
*Four-Shaft loom 22" weaving width
*EPI: 24 epi (2/per dent in a 12-dent reed)
*PPI: 22 ppi (weft)
*Two shuttles
*Two bobbins

What You Get
This yarn pack contains generous amounts of all 7 colorfast colors you'll need to complete a set of 6 unique towels using our best selling , top quality 100% unmercerized cotton, 8/2 Aurora Earth yarns.
*Warp Yarns - generous amounts of two warp colors, with main colors wound on two spools for easier warping.
*Weft Yarns - generous amounts of all 5 classic colors you'll need to weave 6 unique towels.
*Our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee!

What You Save
*Time, Money, Hassles!
Because this exclusively designed kit contains all the colors you'll need to weave in one package, you won't have to spend extra time or money searching out just the right combination of colors that make these towels so unique.

One Warp: Six Different Towels
Each towel is unique! You'll be able to weave a set of six generous sized kitchen towels (17.5" x 25") . They are machine wash and dryable, strong and versatile. Sure to become your favorite treasured heirlooms to keep a few for yourself and have enough to gift to loved ones.