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Gradient Napkin Instructions

February 28, 2022

We had so much fun with the Discover Gradients Weave Along, that we created Napkin instructions using the gradient lessons in the class as a launching pad for our design.  The napkins are woven with 10/2 Tubular Spectrum™ mercerized cotton yarn.   The napkins have instructions for either shaft looms or rigid heddle looms.  Makes 4 napkins.  Each of the colorways use the same draft but includes different pictures to show off the different colors of yarn.

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Gradient Placemat Instructions

February 28, 2022

We had so much fun with the Discover Gradients Weave Along, that we created Placemat instructions using the gradient lessons in the class as a launching pad for our design.  The placemats are woven with 3/2 Tubular Spectrum™ mercerized cotton yarn.   Both the napkin and placemats have instructions for either shaft looms or rigid heddle looms.  Makes 3 placemats.  Each of the colorways use the same draft but includes different pictures to show off the different colors of yarn.

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Gradients for Your Table

November 8, 2021

We had so much fun with the Discover Gradients Weave Along, that we created Napkin and Placemat instructions using the gradient lessons in the class as a launching pad for our design.  The napkins are woven with 10/2 Tubular Spectrum™ mercerized cotton yarn, and the placemats are woven with 3/2 Tubular Spectrum™ mercerized cotton yarn.  Each kit contains enough yarn for warp and weft and has multiple color options.  Both the napkin and placemats have instructions for either shaft looms or rigid heddle looms.

These are the same colorways from the Discover Gradients class.  Add to your collection of colors at a great price.

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Masters Towel Kit

September 20, 2021

Taking our inspiration from our favorite artists (Anni Albers, Ansel Adams, Piet Mondrian, Claude Monet, and Pierre-August Renoir) we designed this fun kit for 4 generous, towels with 3 colors of 10/2 Tubular Spectrumyarn.  And you can choose your favorite colorway.  Woven in 2 blocks to create a visually complex towel that is fun and easy to weave.   Finished towels are approximately 18″ x 28″.  Kit includes instructions for both 4 and 8-shaft looms.

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Discover Gradients Weave Along Kits

July 29, 2021

Are you joining the “Discover Gradients” weave along with Tien Chiu and our very own Michele Belson?  We have 3 Colorways of yarn designed by Tien to explore color gradients in the Weave along.  The pictures of the woven samples show a few possible color combinations available with the yarns that are in each kit.  All of the color ways are available in 3/2 or 10/2 mercerized cotton or 8/2 unmercerized cotton.  We have the kits in stock and are ready to ship.

If you would like to add additional colors of 3/2 or 10/2 yarn, click here to see your color options.  If you would like to add additional colors of 8/2 yarns, click here for more options.

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Stainless Steel and Cotton Yarns – GevolveYarns

April 15, 2021

This is a lovely stainless steel and cotton yarn.  Stainless steel adds a springiness (memory) to the yarn so when it is stretched out it will tend to return to its original shape.  This yarn is a stainless steel core wrapped with cotton.  You can use it to add texture to your weaving.

Available on 1 oz cones.  Approximately 1000 yards.  Choose the color from the swatches shown below.  Scroll down for more information.

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3/2 & 5/2 Mercerized Cotton Yarn – Tubular Spectrum

March 17, 2021

Tubular Spectrum™ yarns are 100% mercerized cotton yarns, available in 45 vivid, intense and very color fast colors.  The yarns will withstand years of washing and will keep your handwoven treasures looking bright and colorful!   In order to view the colors on the cones and to purchase the yarns, please select the cone size and the weight of yarn from the drop down menus, and then the yarn color by clicking on the color swatches shown below.

This page has 3/2 and 5/2 weight yarns.  If you would like to use 10/2 or 20/2 weight yarn, please click here.

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Stardust GevolveYarns

Stardust Yarn – GevolveYarns

February 22, 2021

This is a beautiful plyed Cotton and Metallic Yarn!

It has a gorgeous sparkle that will add just the right touch of stardust to your project!

Available on 1 oz cone, 650 yards.

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Kaleidoscope Adventure–1 month

July 29, 2020

Join us on our Kaleidoscope Adventure!

You will receive a bag with Retail packaging sizes of different colors and sizes of yarns based on the Color theme of the month.  See below for the Colors and Availability.  (For example in December you will receive, a FULL SKEIN of red hemp yarn, a full 4 oz of Mercerized red yarn, etc.)  We aren’t telling you the type of wool (Greenline, Merino, Kokadjo, etc) or the color or grist of the yarns, but you will receive a full retail amount.  It might be 5/2 or 10/2 or 3/2, or some other size. It might be Cranberry, Coral, 5 Red, or some other mercerized red yarn. That is the adventure part…you never quite know what will be in the box!  

These are not samples!  We pulled these yarns directly off our retail shelves!

The TREASURE HUNTER bags will contain at least 5 different yarns plus other goodies, and the THRILL SEEKER bags contain at least 10 different yarns plus the other goodies.

 

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“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.

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Farmhouse Chic Towels

July 2, 2020

These 3 thick and thirsty waffle weave towels are a wonderful kitchen or bath coordinate.  The designer’s granddaughter’s first apartment with its beautiful gray interior design inspired these classic hand towels. Instructions are included to help make your weaving a success.

If you want to coordinate these towels with your setting, you can substitute your own accent color for the red yarn to match your decor. Select the “Choose your Accent Color” option and let us know the accent color that you want in the comments section of your order.    View all the Maurice Brassard color options here!

Designed by Lois Scarbrough.

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Summer Rosepath Napkin Kit

June 29, 2020

Weave 13 stripes into 4 Patriotic Napkins as we tip our hats (or should we say our summer bonnets…) to the original 13 colonies for Independence Day.  Reduce your carbon footprint, show your patriotism, and have fun weaving and using these quick and easy 4-shaft Napkins.

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Farmhouse Chic Washcloths

June 29, 2020

4-shaft Waffle weave makes thick and absorbent washcloths.  The designer’s granddaughter’s first apartment with its beautiful gray colors inspired these coordinating washcloths.  May they brighten up your home too!

Substitute the red color for one of our other Maurice Brassard colors, to customize these washcloths to coordinate with your setting! Select the “Choose your Own Accent” option and let us know the color that you want in the comments section of your order. View all the Maurice Brassard Color Options here!

Designed by Lois Scarbrough.

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Sword Fern & Horsetail Runner Yarn Collection

February 19, 2020

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 Magazine

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Diamonds and Rust Scarf Yarn Collection

November 15, 2019

We have assembled the 10/2 American Maid naturally colored cotton 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.

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Photos by Good Folk Photography, courtesy of Long Thread Media.

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Skipping Rocks Scarf Yarn Kit

November 13, 2019

We have assembled the yarns to make Cynthia Newman’s Skipping Rocks Scarf as shown in Handwoven’s Lookbook:  Loom Theory: Four Shaft 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: Four Shaft Scarf Collection 2019 from Long Thread Media

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Sumptuous Spa Towel Kit

Spa Towel Instructions

November 12, 2019

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.

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Totally Tubular Collection

November 12, 2019

The whole enchilada! Get all of our brilliant Tubular Spectrum yarns in one breathtaking kit!

45 of the finest mercerized cotton yarns combining our original 20 bright colors, 17 tints and tones with 5 shades of gray, black,white and natural.

Oh the fun that can be woven with the colors you’re craving for!

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