Valley Yarns 40th Anniversary 03 Ribbon Towels PDF -  ()
Valley Yarns 40th Anniversary 03 Ribbon Towels PDF -  ()
Valley Yarns 40th Anniversary 03 Ribbon Towels PDF -  ()

Valley Yarns 40th Anniversary 03 Ribbon Towels PDF

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The 40th Anniversary draft for March is for these beautiful Ribbon Towels designed by Carol Birtwistle, a set of striped towels with a beautiful twill medley. Towels truly are some of the nicest things to weave. Valley Yarns 8/2 unmercerized cotton is very forgiving, has beautiful colors and makes a very absorbent towel. The draft is designed to weave two towels from a single warp. Keep one, give one as a gift and think of designing your own treadling for the second towel.

Read more about the Ribbon Towels design on our blog!

Structure: Twill Medley
Equipment: 4-shaft loom, 21" weaving width; 12-dent reed; 1 shuttle; 1 bobbin
Warp Yarns: Valley Yarns 8/2 Cotton (3,360 yds/lb)
     Army Green 165 yds
     Natural 648 yds
     Nautical blue 264 yds
     Petunia 396 yds
Weft Yarns: Valley Yarns 8/2 Cotton (3,360 yds/lb), Natural, 1112 yds
Warp Length: 493 (includes 2 floating selvedges) ends 3 yds long
Setts: Warp: 24 epi. (2/dent in a 12-dent reed - sley 1 in the last dent); Weft: Approx. 24 ppi.
Dimensions: Width in reed: 20 1/2". Finished size after washing: 2 towels 17 3/8" x 31 1/2" each after hemming.

This draft was updated 09/24/2014. View errata here. If you purchased the PDF version, the newest version is available in your pattern library.

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