Blue Toasty Cowl--10B weft

Toasty Turned Tacquete Cowls

November 16, 2021

Warm up the cold days with three toasty warm cowls!!  Three different weft colors will give you 3 different, yet related cowls.  Using a 4-shaft loom, 5/2 Tubular Spectrum™ Mercerized cotton yarn and ONE SHUTTLE, these toasty turned taquete cowls are as fun to weave as they are to wear.  Brew a pot of tea and get comfy.

Now available in Original and Blue colorways.  Scroll down for more information.


Hopscotch Runner Instructions

July 1, 2021

These Hopscotch Table Runners are the first runners in our Master Weaver Series.  Designed by Master Weaver, Deb Essen, these runners use 4 colors of Tubular Spectrum™ to make table runners reminiscent of hopscotch pattern and spring flowers in front of Deb’s Grandmother’s house.  The summer and winter pattern has a different look on the front and back. It’s a fun, quick project to warp up and weave.  The complete instructions are included.

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Intermediate to Advanced (Two fish). This is an Eight harness kit (6 are needed).

If you would like the kit with all the yarn included, click here.

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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!

To view more pictures, or to purchase the kit, please click HERE!



Surprise! Shadow Weave Towel Collection

September 17, 2020

These amazing shadow-weave towels in the current issue of Handwoven Magazine by Deb Essen takes full advantage of our Tubular Spectrum Tints and Tones!

We have assembled the yarns to make Deb Essen’s “Surprise! Shadow-Weave Towels” as shown in the November/December 2020 edition of Handwoven Magazine from Long Thread Media.  You will find the instructions on page 44. If you do not have a current subscription, you can purchase the magazine here: Handwoven Magazine


“Yes, It’s Worth It” Runner Kit

September 9, 2020

Remember secret decoder rings and writing special messages for your friends? Overshot name drafts are woven “secret messages” created by assigning each letter of a phrase to a shaft on the loom. Based on the message “Yes, it’s worth it”, this 4-shaft design is the weaver’s response to “But you can buy a runner, is it really worth all the effort?” Why yes, yes it is indeed worth it. Featuring Lunatic Fringe Yarns Tubular Spectrum™ Tints & Tones mercerized cotton yarns.

This is a DJE Handwoven Kit, and it comes with all the yarn you need plus a prewound warp ready to put on your loom.


“Colorplay” 2 Towel Kit

July 29, 2020

Play with color in this 8-shaft false Damask 2 towel kit featuring 4 colors of our Tubular Spectrum™ mercerized cotton yarn. The towels are woven on the same warp, just change the weft color for the large blocks on the second towel. The false damask creates blocks of color that appear to be woven together! And with the warp already wound, it’s a fun, fast, easy weave.

Another beautiful kit from DJE Handwovens.


Gray Matter Scarf – Instructions

September 20, 2019

Looking for a quick project to use the wonderful cotton yarns in your 5/2 Gray Matter kit?  How about two soft, wonderfully textured scarves?  These instructions will guide you to make two scarves, using either a rigid heddle loom or a 4-shaft floor loom.  The finished size of each scarf is approximately 8” x 60” plus 4” fringe on either end.


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