Valley Yarns #185 False Damask Napkins PDF
Equipment: 8-shaft loom with minimum 24” weaving width, 1 shuttle, and 1 bobbin. A temple is useful but optional.
Warp Yarn: Valley Yarns 8/2 Cotton (100% Unmercerized Cotton, 3360 yds/lb)
2222 yards shown in 8001 White
11 yards of weft color for floating selvages
Weft Yarn: Valley Yarns 8/2 Cotton (100% Unmercerized Cotton, 3360 yds/lb)
Your choice(s) of colors: Plan approximately 246 yards/napkin if you weave multiple colors; 1230 yards for a set of one-color napkins
1171 Pale Yellow
8418 Silver Birch
Warp Length: 5½ yards of 406 ends (includes 2 floating selvages the same color as the weft yarn) for five napkins, plus a bit for establishing your beat.
Sett: 20 epi (2/dent in a 10–dent reed)
Finished Dimensions: 18½” square
Weave Structure: False Damask