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
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
We have assembled the yarns to make Cynthia Newman’s Sword Fern & Horsetail Runner as shown in the March/April 2020 edition of Handwoven Magazine from Long Thread Media. You will find the instructions on page 38. If you do not have a current subscription, you can purchase one here: Handwoven MagazineREAD MORE
We have assembled the yarns to make Rachel Simmons Diamonds & Rust scarf as shown in Handwoven’s Lookbook: Loom Theory: Rigid Heddle Scarf Collection 2019 from Long Thread Media. We have collected the yarns you will need to make the scarf…you will need to purchase the instructions from Long Thread Media. Click Here for the instructions: Loom Theory: Rigid Heddle Scarf Collection 2019 from Long Thread Media.
The instructions as written make 1 scarf. We have assembled the yarn for either 1 or 2 scarves.
Photos by Good Folk Photography, courtesy of Long Thread Media.READ MORE
These instructions are for 2 thick and thirsty bath towels (finished size approximately 31” x 64”). Woven with soft 8/2 unmercerized cotton yarn, and a 4 or 8-shaft waffle weave structure, these towels have a delicious softness. Treat yourself or your loved ones to some new towels.READ MORE
Dreams of warm sand beaches and cool lagoons will fill your head as you weave and wear these lightweight, naturally colored scarves. These scarves are soft and subtly colored and with just the right amount of drape. Two colors of our own American Maid™ Naturally Colored Cotton and natural white yarn are perfect to make a sophisticated scarf.READ MORE
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
These 4 towels are soft and absorbent! Just what the Handmaiden ordered. Three shades of our own American Maid™ Naturally Colored Cotton combine in an 8-harness weave with 2 twill-blocks to make a sophisticated towel that is fun and easy to weave. The Dark Brown and Light Brown yarns will darken overtime instead of the usual fading. How wonderful is that? These yarns are beautiful together and we hope these lovely towels are as fun to weave as they are to use.
To view more pictures, or to purchase the kit, click HERE!READ MORE
Peak into this weaverly interpretation of the quilters 9-Patch pattern, in 2 of our favorite sustainable yarns. Combine thirsty 2-ply hemp warp with the 5 colors of 10/2 American Maid™ naturally colored cotton grown here in the American west and spun in the US to weave 5 lovely fingertip towels (finished size approximately 13” x 22”).
To view more photos, or to purchase the kit, click HERE!READ MORE
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
This towel kit from DJE Handwovens features American Maid (TM) naturally colored cotton yarn (natural white yarn for the warp with either dark green or dark brown for the weft). The resulting towels are silky soft and absorbent that are a pleasure to use! And the colors deepen with washing! The kit contains enough yarn to weave two towels and has instructions to weave them on an 8 shaft loom.
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
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
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
Combine a 2 ply 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 manufactured in Romania, 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.
- 5 fingertip towels
- 20 EPI, 20 PPI
- 15” wide in the reed
- Warp length 6 yards
- 4-shaft loom with at least 15” weaving width.
- 10 dent reed.
- A stick or boat shuttle and bobbins
Contents of Kit:
- 1- 1.5 oz cone 10/2 American Maid unmercerized cotton yarn each: Natural White, Dark Green, Light Green, Dark Brown, Light Brown
- 1- 400g cone: 2 ply Hemp (Natural or Bleach)
Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Intermediate to Advanced (Two fish). This is a Four harness kit.READ MORE