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Diamonds and Rust Scarf Yarn Kit

November 15, 2019

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.

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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 Towels

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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27 Color Gamp Kit

27 Color Gamp Instructions

November 12, 2019

A combination of color and value gamps all in a single project!  Talk about brilliant!  We hope these instructions inspires you to weave yourself into a spectral nirvana!

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Unmercerized 8/4 Cotton Yarn – Maurice Brassard

November 12, 2019

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).

 

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20/2 Unmercerized Bleach White Mill Cones

November 12, 2019

TALK ABOUT A GREAT DEAL!

20/2 Good Buy Unmercerized cotton yarn on closeout! Receive an entire mill cone of AT LEAST 3 lbs of yarn for a fraction of the retail price!

 

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LOONatic Mug Rug Instructions

November 8, 2019

As a result of the annual challenge by the Southern California Handweaver’s Guild of “Fowl”, the concept of our Loon Mug Rugs was hatched.  The stripes are intended to look like the neck stripes on the summer plumage of the common loon. The mug rugs shown are woven with 3/2 mercerized cotton yarn using the 5-shaft satin pattern.  When washed, the fabric has very satisfying ridges.  The 4-shaft draft will produce a flat mug rug with equally interesting color stripes with the twill stripes. Design created by Michele Belson.

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Seine Twine Color Card

October 11, 2019

Want to see exactly what you’ll get when you order any of our Seine Twine? Order a sample card with actual yarn samples of each our Seine twine Yarns!

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American Maid Yarn Sample Card

October 11, 2019

Want to see exactly what you’ll get when you order any of our 100% cotton American Maid Yarns? Order a sample card with actual yarn samples of each our American Maid Yarns!

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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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Tubular Spectrum Yarns

Mercerized Cotton Yarns – Tubular Spectrum

September 20, 2019

Tubular Spectrum™ yarns are 100% mercerized cotton yarns, dyed specifically for us with 20 original bright colors, black, white, 5 shades of gray and 13 new tints and tones.  The colors are all vivid, intense, and very color fast.  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 yarn color by clicking on the color swatches, and then select the cone size and the weight of yarn from the drop down menus.

Please note that we are expanding our yarn selection to include 3/2 yarn.  Not all of the colors are available in 3/2 yet, but we should have them all available by the end of 2019.

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100 % Cotton Slub Yarn

September 20, 2019

Slub yarn gives your creations more personality and added texture. Perfect for dishtowels, baby blankets and anything you want to be soft and absorbent. This slub yarn is the same size as the 8/2 Maurice Brassard Unmercerized yarn and it pairs beautifully with the regular 8/2 yarn! Available on 8 oz tubes.

 

 

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Variegated Cotton Yarn

September 20, 2019

8/2 Unmercerized Cotton Variegated yarn from Maurice Brassard!

And the best part? All these AMAZING colors are available on 1.5 oz and 4 oz cones! (Approximately 320 yards on a 1.5 oz mini cone and 840 on a 4 oz cone.)

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Sweetheart Towels

September 20, 2019

You’re going to fall in LOVE with these towels!

Weave four beautiful heart towels on your 8-shaft loom.  The advancing twill pattern provides the heart borders, and then the body of the towel is woven with a fancy twill that creates a “sweet” texture.  We have included yarn and instructions to make two pink towels and two red towels using our 10/2 Tubular Spectrum yarns.  The finished sizes of the towels are approximately 16” x 24”.

Heart pattern from Weaver’s Design Collection Twill Thrills page 52-54.  The heart pattern was originally designed by Kim Marie Bunke for Weaver’s Magazine.

We will restock these towels in November…Oh, the heart’s desire!

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TNT Color Shawl Instructions

September 20, 2019

These are the ultimate gamps!  Use 37 Tubular Spectrum Colors to create a color gamp of the first 10 TNT colors, and an amazing shawl that shows off the explosion of Tubular Spectrum colors!  The gamp is approximately 22” square when woven, and the shawl is approximately 22” x 75” plus fringe.  One 4-shaft huck boxes and one 8-shaft twill block instructions are included.

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Unmercerized 8/2 Cotton Yarn – Maurice Brassard

September 20, 2019

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.

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Seine Twine – Cotton

September 20, 2019

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.

 

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