Valley Yarns #07 Throw in 4-Shaft Dornik Twill (PDF)
Our 2/10 Merino/Tencel has a hand and luster that make it ideal for an afghan or a baby blanket. The reversing dornik twill adds interest to the fabric, and it’s totally easy care. It would make great jacket fabric with one color in the weft. Available as a downloadable PDF only.
Equipment: 4-shaft loom, 32” weaving width; 1 shuttle
Size: 29” wide; Beat to produce a balanced twill.
Warp: Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino/Tencel 420 yd whipple blue, 528 yd ocean blue, 108 yd dark teal, 480 yd grape jelly
Warp Length: 3 yard warp (makes one blanket). A 3-yard warp will weave two square fabrics or one longer one.
Weft: Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino/Tencel 360 yd whipple blue, 450 yd ocean blue, 92 yd dark teal, 408 yd grape jelly
Sett: 16 epi (8-dent reed)
Ends: 528 ends plus floating selvages threaded and woven in dornik twill
- Barbara Elkins
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Comments about Valley Yarns #07 Throw in 4-Shaft Dornik Twill:
I doubled the length and added an additional 2" on each side and both ends to produce a larger version of this Dornick twill throw. I also changed the colors and the color order and it was lovely. I recommend doubling several of the outside threads for strength and to hold the selvedge better, as I pulled-in a bit on my first attempt. I sent this lap throw to England - where they probably make their own Dornick Twills (just as a guess). ;-)
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