Enjoy weaving and finishing this unique and soft piece. The felting causes the ends of the scarf to delicately ruffle. Use more agitation for a more pronounced ruffle or less so that the weave structure is more visible and the fringe unfelted. Threading draft from Marguerite Davison, Handweaver’s Pattern Book, p. 50, Ribbed Twill, Treadling I. Available as a downloadable PDF only.
Equipment: 4-shaft loom, 20” weaving width; 1 shuttle
Size: 11” x 80” plus 1½” felted fringe at each end.
Warp: Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk 400 yd navy; Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed 400 yd blue mist; Jaggerspun Zephyr 400 yd blueberry and 400 yd indigo
Warp ends: 480 plus floating selvage at each end
Warp length: 3½ yards
Weft: Valley Yarns 2/14 Alpaca Silk Hand Dyed blue mist for ruffle borders and hemstitching; Jaggerspun Zephyr 1500 yd blueberry for body of scarf
Sett: 24 epi (12-dent reed)