Simple Twill Towels

Simple Twill Towels

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This weaving kit includes all the yarns needed to weave these Simple Twill Towels that were designed by Margaret Gaynes for Long Thread Media.

For these towels, three shades of blues and greens are used in rotation. The three-color rotation gives the design an appealing asymmetrical look.

Weave structure:  2/2 twill

Yarns: Aurora Earth 8/2 Cottons in Royal Blue, Plum Green, and Light Turk. 

Note: 22/2 Cottolin was used for the original design but our Aurora Earth 8/2 is included in this kit. 

Equipment needed: 4-shaft loom, 19" weaving width; 12-dent reed; 1 shuttle, 3 bobbins

Instructions: Handwoven May/June 2001 available from Long Thread Media. You can find full color instructions with Weaving Today's Free Weaving Projects and Patterns for the 4-shaft Loom.

Finished size: four towels 16 1⁄8" × 24 3⁄4" hemmed

This kit includes all yarns needed to weave these towels.  The pattern can be found in the Free magazine noted above, courtesy of Long Thread Media.

Photo by Joe Coca