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Blueberry Pie Scarves

March 12, 2021

Mmmm…Woven pie!  Using a 4-shaft loom and a combination of 10/2 and 20/2 Tubular Spectrum™ Mercerized cotton yarn, these scrumptious, drapey scarves are woven with perfect pie shaped motifs.  The two different scarves are created by changing only the weft color.  And with the 20/2 weft, the scarves have a wonderful iridescence.  All on 4 shafts and woven with a single shuttle.  The kit contains all the yarn you need to make both scarves.

Scarves designed and woven by Mary Berent.

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Metamorphic Placemat Kit

February 11, 2021

These striking Placemats evoke Frank Lloyd Wright and the Mid-Century Modern movement with a contemporary flair.  Elegant on their own or combine them with the Magical Metamorphic Napkins to make a coordinated set!  And these can be woven on 4-harnesses!  The Kit contains all the yarn you need to weave 4 mats, approximately 16” x 12” when finished.

Designed by Cynthia Newman.

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Basket Weave 4 Towels on 4-shaft Loom Instructions

November 30, 2020

Want 4 Hand towels that are both functional and beautiful?  This is it!   8 colors from around our Tubular Spectrum Mercerized cotton plus enough white yarn to make 4 beautiful and functional basket weave (or other twill patterned dishtowels.  Finished towels are approximately 12.5” x 27”.  We include several treadling variations to make weaving fun!

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Tubular Spectrum Rigid Heddle Basket Weave Towel

Basketweave Towels

November 30, 2020

Want to make Hand towels that are both functional and beautiful?  This is it!  8 colors from around our Tubular Spectrum Mercerized cotton plus enough white yarn to make either 2 or 4 beautiful and functional basket weave dishtowels.  Now available in Tints or Brights!

Finished towels are approximately 12.5” x 27”.  The 2-towel variations only have instructions for weaving on the rigid heddle looms.  The 4-towel variations have instructions for both rigid heddle and 4-shaft looms.  We include several treadling variations for the 4-shaft looms to mix things up!  Choose Brights or Tints yarns.

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a Rigid Heddle and 4-shaft kit.

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Farmhouse Chic Washcloth Instructions

November 9, 2020

4-shaft Waffle weave makes thick and absorbent washcloths. Her granddaughter’s first apartment with its beautiful gray colors inspired Lois to weave these coordinating washcloths.  We hope they brighten up your home too!

Woven with 8/2 unmercerized cotton yarn.  Designed by Lois Scarborough.

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Farmhouse Chic Towels Instructions

November 7, 2020

These 3 thick and thirsty waffle weave towels are a wonderful kitchen or bath coordinate.  Her granddaughter’s first apartment with its beautiful gray interior design inspired Lois to weave these towels to celebrate putting down roots in a new community. Included are her guidelines to help make your weaving a success.  Woven with 8/2 unmercerized cotton yarn.  Designed by Lois Scarborough.

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Master Weaver – Four Seasons Towels

September 20, 2019

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.

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Hoppy Spring – Bunny and Towels

September 20, 2019

“Hoppy Spring”!

This adorable bunny is ready to hop into your heart!  The spring-time combination of green grass, colorful eggs and bunnies inspired us to make fabric and towels to match the spring-time season! Instructions for the towels and our own pattern for the bunny is included.

Choose your favorite from 3 combinations of kits or just the pattern!

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Baja Placemats

September 20, 2019

Welcome to Baja Mexico where the desert meets the Sea of Cortez! Cliffs of volcanic rock tower over gorgeous beaches in quiet coves where the water changes from brilliant turquoise in the shallows to deep blue in the depths. The pattern reflects the patterns of Mexican textiles. The pattern is bands of Summer and Winter, woven in Dukagang style.  Kit makes 4 placemats, approximately 13″ x 18″.  Choose either the Sand or Sea version.

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In the Buff Towel Kit

September 20, 2019

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. 

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Color On Your Table Kit

September 20, 2019

Get ready for your next picnic with this stylish picnic cloth.  Enough yarn to weave 2 squares (approximately 32″ x 32″ finished) or one large rectangular cloth.  This cloth will brighten up any picnic.

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Intermediate to Advanced (Two fish). This is an Eight harness kit. 

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Gray Matter Kit

September 20, 2019

Five evenly spaced gray yarns along with black and white create a 7 value gradient study.  Use alone for a great study of value, or to highlight a color or double the gray yarns with a color to tone the color down incrementally.

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a Four harness kit. 

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