Touch of Spring Towels
One way to add cheer to dreary winter days is to put something colorful on the loom. In addition to having wonderful visual and tactile texture, this towel is thick, absorbent, and easy to weave with just one shuttle.
Weave structure: plain-weave
Yarns: 8/2 Aurora Earth yarn (used double) and Monte Cristo Boucle cotton for added texture.
Equipment needed: 4-shaft loom; 17" weaving width; 12 dent reed
Finished size: 13.5" x 25" each towel
Instructions needed: Winning-Towels-Handwovens-21st-Century-Towel-Contest available from Long Thread Media for warping and weaving instructions.
Designed by Lynda Friedel