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Valley Yarns 40th Anniversary 03 Ribbon Towels PDF

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By Valley Yarns
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 (100% Cotton, 3360 yds/lb)
     165 yards shown in Army Green*
     648 yards shown in Natural
     264 yards shown in Nautical Blue
     396 yards shown in Petunia 
Weft Yarns: 1112 yards Valley Yarns 8/2 Cotton (100% Cotton, 3360 yds/lb) shown in Natural
Warp Length: 3 yards of 493 ends (includes 2 floating selvedges)
Setts: Warp: 24 epi. (2/dent in a 12-dent reed - sley 1 in the last dent); Weft: Approx. 24 ppi.
Finished Dimensions: 17⅜" wide and 31½" long, each after hemming and washing, makes 2 towels

*Note: The PDF draft of this draft may refer to Mosstone by its former name, Army Green. These are the same color.

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

Valley Yarns
Carol Birtwistle
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