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    Valley Yarns #71 Towel in 4-Shaft Finnish Twill PDF

    Notice that the primary stripes in this towel are in the center. That seemed to be a good place to place the stripes, because we usually fold a towel in thirds, hang it with the center facing out, and the visual interest is at the edges where we don’t see it!
    The draft is adapted from Ester Perheentupa’s #41 draft in Davison, A Hand- Weaver’s Pattern Book,p.37.

    This draft is a PDF download.

    Equipment: 4-shaft loom, minimum 24” weaving width, 10-dent reed, one boat shuttle. Temple optional, but helpful.
    Finished Size: approx. 17” x 28”, hemmed, after machine wash and dry.
    Yarn: 8/2 Valley Yarns or 8/2 Valley Cotton/Linen. Interchangeable, same sett.
    Warp: Nautical Blue, #2550, 1 cone, includes all warp and weft for one towel.
    Weft: White, #8001, 1 cone, includes all warp and weft for two towels.
    Width in reed: 19 ¾” Sett: 20 epi Warp length: 4 yards for 3 towels. (allow one yard per towel + loom waste)
    Total warp ends: 395 including floating selvages

    Draft updated 2/28/13. View errata details here.

    Author:
    Barbara Elkins
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