From Dull to Brilliant Weave-Along Collections
Are you joining the “From Dull to Brilliant” weave along with the Handweaving Academy? They have designed two colorways that they will be using in the weave-along, and we have collected the 8/2 unmercerized yarns in convenient collections. Choose your colorway and choose whether you want 1.5 oz cones or 8 oz cones. We have the collections in stock and are ready to ship.
If you would like to add additional colors of 8/2 yarns, click here for more options.
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Broad and Deep Towel Collection
We have assembled the yarns to make Christine Jablonski’s Broad and Deep Towels as shown in Handwoven Jan/Feb 2022 from Long Thread Media, page 58. We have collected the Maurice Brassard yarns you will need to make these towels. You will need to purchase the instructions from Long Thread Media.
If you would like to make the towels with other colors, click here for more colors. You will need two 8 oz cones and 1 1.5 oz mini cone to make the 4 towels as shown in the instructions.READ MORE
“For all good things” Runner/Towels/Placemats Kit
This overshot name draft kit by dje Handwovens uses our very own American Maid™ natural color cotton yarns.
The natural color green or golden tan cottons used for the pattern get darker with washing! Warp length allows for 20″ thrum waste plus allowances for take-up, tie on. Maximum weaving length is 76″. Finished width: 13″
Kit makes either 4 placemats (13″ wide x 16.5″ Long) or 4 towels or one 72″ long runner—or any combination you decide!READ MORE
“Au Natural” 4 Napkin Kit
The newest member of the “Au Natural” kits line from DJE Handwovens–a set of 4 napkins. This kit again features the soft American Maid cotton yarns. There is enough yarn for 4 napkins or 2 towels.
The napkins have 2 color and weave patterns-one for the border and one for the body. Instructions are included to change the combinations.
Two colorways: Natural/Brown and Natural/Green.READ MORE
Unmercerized 8/4 Cotton Yarn – Maurice Brassard
This 100% cotton Rug Warp is a timeless favorite for rag rugs, Repp weave rugs, and placemats. It is a wonderfully stable warp yarn because of its tight twist and low elasticity. This yarn comes in a wide range of colors for you to match to your fabric strips or create a rainbow across the warp. Available on 8 oz tubes with approximately 840 yards per tube (1680 yards per pound).
Master Weaver – Four Seasons Towels
Bring the colors of the seasons into your home! A different kit for each season: Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Each kit will weave 4 distinct towels in the colors of the season. 4 colors, 4 treadlings using the same draft, so no need to rethread to create 4 entirely different towels.
We have paired our luscious American Maid™ Natural White Cotton yarn with a carefully curated collection of 4 colors of Maurice Brassard cotton yarns. With each kit, you can create 4 stunning towels. These towels will bring a burst of color to your kitchen or bath!
This kit is part of our Master Weaver series…designed by Mary Berent.READ MORE
Unmercerized 8/2 Cotton Yarn – Maurice Brassard
8/2 Unmercerized yarns weave into lovely hand and dishtowels, soft and cozy blankets for your new nephew or niece, or many other soft and absorbent uses. All colors are available on 8 oz tubes and 1.5 oz mini cones, approximately 3,360 yards per pound (1680 yards on an 8 oz tube, and approximately 320 yards on a 1.5 oz mini cone). Sett these yarns at 16 epi for lace weaves, 18-20 for plain weave, and 20-24 for twill weave structures. You can also weave with these yarns on your rigid heddle loom by doubling the yarn and using a 10 dent reed.
Au Natural Towel Kit
This towel kit from DJE Handwovens features our American Maid naturally color cotton yarn. This kit makes two towels and comes with either green or brown cotton yarns. The warp is prewound and ready to put directly onto your loom. Weave with either a Rigid Heddle loom or other 2 shaft loom. As with all of the naturally colored cotton yarns, the colors deepen with washing!READ MORE
American Maid Wash Cloths
Looking for a quick project to make for gifts or to give yourself a little indulgence? How about everything you need to make ten soft washcloths? We have included instructions to make these washcloths on either a rigid heddle loom or a 4-shaft loom. The washcloths are made with natural white as the warp and all five colors for the weft. The finished sizes of the washcloths are approximately 10” x 10”. This kit comes with all the yarn you will need to make 10 washcloths.
Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a two to four harness kit.READ MORE
Seine Twine – Cotton
This 100% unmercerized cotton seine twine is ideal for high tension warps. Especially Rug warps and Tapestry Warps. There is very little stretch in this yarn, the tight twist makes the yarn very strong, and it wears like iron. The natural color is an economical choice for warp in weft faced projects where the warp will be covered by a colorful weft.
Easy Spin Cotton Sliver
Spin your own cotton yarn! Luscious colors of cotton available to spin into your very own fiber. Sustainably grown cotton from California and New Mexico. The brown and green color is part of the cotton lint so it actually gets darker as you wash it. Available in a 4 oz package.
Now in Cinnamon Brown too!READ MORE
2 New Colorways! We added Happiness & Fortitude that use the 2021 Pantone colors of 2021 and Forest & Snow that remind us of the view out our windows! We have used the wonderful color palette of the Maurice Brassard unmercerized cotton yarns to dream up the colorways for these soft towels.
RIGID HEDDLE KIT: Included with the kit are instructions to make two plaid towels using a rigid heddle loom: one woven in plain weave, and one woven in a soft pickup pattern. The finished sizes of the towels are approximately 12.5” x 20”.
4 SHAFT KIT: Enough yarn to make 4 delightful plaid towels: two woven in plain weave, and two woven in rosepath pattern. Includes 4 shaft instructions. The finished sizes of the towels are approximately 18” x 26”.
We have limited quantities of Driftwood and Seashore kits as we are discontinuing these two colorways. The remaining kits of those 2 colorways are available at a reduced price.READ MORE
Au Natural Placemat Kit
This placemat kit from DJE Handwovens features our American Maid naturally color cotton yarn. The kit contains enough yarn to weave four placemats. As with all DJE Handwoven kits, the warp is prewound ready to go directly on your loom. Choose either green or brown yarns to suit your tastes.READ MORE
Enchanted Windowpane Towels
Combine a hemp warp with 5 colors of 10/2 American Maid™ naturally colored cotton to weave 5 lovely fingertip towels (finished size approximately 13” x 24”). The hemp yarn is our new Lyte Hemp, and we make the American Maid™ yarns from cotton grown here in the American west and spun in the US. When you wash the finished towels with baking soda, the color of the naturally colored cotton yarns will deepen. The green cotton is especially affected by the alkalinity of the wash water. And, the colors will deepen over time.READ MORE
The brightly colored Cricket Loom Bag makes your Cricket convenient to carry. The beautiful bags are made from fabric woven and sewn by weavers with the Mayan Hands project. Made from 100% unmercerized cotton yarn. A wonderful project to support. And the bags are durable, and have lots of room for accessories.READ MORE
American Maid™ Naturally Colored Yarn
Sustainably grown, colorful cotton yarn straight from American cotton fields to you! This American made yarn is available in the colors that it is grown in, no dye required! Available in: Dark Brown, Light Brown, Dark Green, Light Green, Natural White (the color of “white” cotton before it is bleached) and now Bleached White in 3/2, 8/2, and 10/2. Additionally, Natural White is also available in 6/2, 12/2 and 20/2*.
To order, choose the yarn color by clicking on the swatches shown below, then choose your yarn size and cone size from the drop down menus.
In the Buff Towel Kit
There is nothing like stepping out of a relaxing bath or a warm shower and wrapping yourself up in a soft, thick towel. The sustainably grown, American Maid™ white cotton in this kit creates a bath towel that is thick and thirsty. Talk about warm fuzzies! This kit contains enough yarn to weave 4 bath towels (approximately 48”x28”), or 3 generous bath sheets (approximately 62”x28”).
Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a Four harness kit.READ MORE
Kitchen Set with a Sense of Place
Weave a whole set for your table with one loom set up! Create 4 placemats and 4 napkins as well as a dishtowel. The placemats are woven in rep weave, and the napkins and towels can be woven in plain weave, twill, or block weaves. All you have to do after weaving the napkins and towels is to resley your loom to narrow the warp for the placemats. You can weave these on 2, 4, or 8+ harness looms. Available in 4 colorways.
Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Intermediate to Advanced (Two fish). Instructions included for 4-8 shaft looms. Can be woven on a 2 harness loom if desired.
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