Equipment: 4- or 8-shaft loom, 20.5” weaving width; 1 shuttle
Size: 20½” in the reed x 27” or 28” long measured under tension
Size after Washing: 17” x 22¾” (blue towel); 17” x 23 ¾” (white towel).
Warp & Weft Yarn: Valley Yarns 8/2 Valley Cotton or Valley Yarns 8/2 Valley Cotton/Linen in white and blue
White: Two 1-lb cones 8/2 Cotton or three ½-lb cones 8/2 Cotton/Linen (enough for warp plus two white towels)
Blue: One cone 8/2 Valley Cotton or one cone Cotton/Linen (enough to weave two towels in blue)
Please Note: Valley Yarns 8/2 Cotton Linen is currently unavailable due to supplier issues. Valley Yarn 8/2 Cotton may be substituted instead.
Warp Length: 5 yards for 4 towels plus loom waste
Sett: 20 epi (10-dent reed)
This draft is available as a downloadable PDF.
Draft updated 7/17/12. View errata here.