Valley Yarns #135 Blocks and Stripes in Summer and Winter PDF
Valley Yarns Blocks and Strips in Summer and Winter is thick and durable with bold blocks and stripes that make a statement. This handsome rug is woven in our Collingwood rug wool that comes in a wide range of colors, choose your palette to match your decor.
Equipment: 4-shaft loom at least 30” wide, 3 ski, rug, or stick-shuttles or a combination thereof, a temple
Warp Yarn: Valley Yarns 8/5 Linen (100% Linen; 264 yds/8.8 oz. tube), Natural 474 yds (you will need three tubes because yardage can be a bit variable per tube and you will need extra for twining)
Weft Yarn: Valley Yarns Collingwood Rug Wool (80% Wool/20% Nylon; 900 yd/lb), Navy 1680 yds, Lilac 1522 yds, Mulberry 225 yds.
Warp Length: 3 yards of 160 ends (includes 4 ends for floating selvedges)
Sett: 6 epi (1/dent in a 6 dent reed or every other dent in a 12 dent reed
Finished Dimensions: Approximately 24½” by 35” (the length is a bit variable, depending on your beat and the capabilities of your loom)
Weave Structure: 2-block, 4-shaft weft faced Summer and Winter