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Valley Yarns #223 Boundless Brocade Pillow PDF

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Valley Yarns #223 Boundless Brocade Pillow PDF
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Push the capabilities of your rigid heddle loom with Valley Yarns Boundless Brocade Pillows, using a boundless brocade pick up technique. Never fear; our rigid heddle teacher and designer Marthe walks you through every step of the process in this draft so you can practice your pick up skills with confidence. With our soft Valley Yarns Charlemont and Northampton yarns, this comfy pillow is a great accessory to keep or give as a gift.

Equipment: Rigid Heddle loom at least 15” wide, two stick shuttles, pick up stick 18” or longer, 14” square pillow form. Optional but highly recommended: 12-18” temple.
Warp Yarn: Maysville 8/4 Cotton Carpet Warp (100% Cotton; approx. 800 yds, 8 oz tubes)
          177 yards shown in 2 Black
Weft Yarn:
    Valley Yarns Charlemont (60% Fine Superwash Merino Wool/ 20% Silk/ 20% Polyamide; 100g/439yd)
          210 yards shown in Black – for plain weave
    Valley Yarns Northampton (100% Wool; 100g/247yds)
          60 yards shown in 02 Natural – for supplementary weft
Warp Length: 54” of 118 ends
Sett: 8 epi; Patterned area: 16 ppi (8 ppi for Northampton pattern picks, 8 ppi Charlemont ground cloth picks); Non-patterned area: 24 ppi in Charlemont
Finished Dimensions: 13” wide and 13½” high (seam to seam). Makes one.
Weave Structure: Plain weave with supplementary floats

Valley Yarns
Marthe Young
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