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Valley Yarns #71 Towel in 4-Shaft Finnish Twill PDF

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Notice that the primary stripes in this towel are in the center. That seemed to be a good place to place the stripes, because we usually fold a towel in thirds, hang it with the center facing out, and the visual interest is at the edges where we don’t see it!
The draft is adapted from Ester Perheentupa’s #41 draft in Davison, A Hand- Weaver’s Pattern Book,p.37.


Equipment: 4-shaft loom, minimum 24” weaving width, 10-dent reed, one boat shuttle. Temple optional, but helpful.
Finished Size: approx. 17” x 28”, hemmed, after machine wash and dry.
Warp Yarn: Valley Yarns 8/2 Un-mercerized Cotton (100% Cotton; 3360 yds/lb)
     #2550 Nautical Blue 918 yds
     #8001 White 267 yds.
Weft Yarn: Valley Yarns 8/2 Un-mercerized Cotton (100% Cotton; 3360 yds/lb
      #2550 Nautical Blue
     #8001 White
     Each towel takes approx. 400 yds weft.
Width in reed: 19 ¾” 
Sett: 20 epi 
Warp length: 4 yards for 3 towels. (allow one yard per towel + loom waste)
Total warp ends: 395 including floating selvages

This draft was updated 03/20/2017. View errata here. If you purchased the PDF version, the newest version is available in your pattern library.

Brand
Valley Yarns
Craft
Weaving
Designer
Barbara Elkins
Format
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