Valley Yarns #152 Four Corners Placemats PDF
Valley Yarns Four Corners Placemats are beautiful mats that are a great way to try your hand at Warp Rep. We walk you through the weaving of the sample to learn the technique and then onto a set of 4 placemats for your table. Choose colors to match your plates or dining area or go with our delightful colorway.
Equipment: 4-shaft loom, at least 18” wide, but as wide and sturdy as possible because warp rep requires very firm tension and beat. 1 ski shuttle and 1 boat shuttle, preferable, or two stick shuttles longer than 12”, or a stick shuttle and a boat shuttle, matching buttonhole thread for hems.
Warp Yarn: Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 3/2 (100% Mercerized Cotton;1260yds/1 lb cone)
852 yards shown in 7503 Shell
540 yards shown in 2194 Algiers Blue
312 yards shown in 7382 Madder Brown
Weft Yarn: Valley Yarns Valley Cotton 3/2 (100% Mercerized Cotton;1260yds/1 lb cone)
607 yards shown in 7382 Madder Brown
607 yards shown in 7125 Adobe or 1214 yards in 7382 Madder Brown alone
256 yards shown in 7503 Shell
14 yards shown in 2194 Algiers Blue for twining (optional)
Warp Length: 6 yards of 284 ends
Sett: 24 epi (4/dent in a 6–dent reed)
Finished Dimensions: 11.8” x 18” – Makes 4 placemats and 1 full sized sample
Weave Structure: Two block warp rep