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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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Tubular Spectrum Towel Instructions

November 7, 2019

Instructions to make 4 beautiful and functional dishtowels.  Finished towels are approximately 17” x 28”.  The towels are threaded in a 4-harness rosepath threading, and can be woven in rosepath, twill or plain weave with a white solid weft for striped towels or with the Tubular Spectrum™ colors woven approximately as drawn in for beautiful plaid towels.

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Masters Towels Instructions

November 6, 2019

Taking our inspiration from our favorite artists (Piet Mondrian, Claude Monet, Pierre-August Renoir and Ansel Adams) we designed this fun project for 4 generous, towels with 3 colors of Tubular Spectrum ™ yarn.  And you can choose your favorite colorway. 

Woven in 2 blocks of broken twill to create a visually complex towel that is fun and easy to weave.   Finished towels are approximately 16″ x 28″.

 

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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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Master Weaver–Magical Metamorphosis Napkin Kit

September 20, 2019

These large dinner napkins with their off-set asymmetric design and border allow for creative folding ideas. Different colors in the napkin can be featured throughout the folding. Match your décor and make a statement as you enjoy a fabulous meal with friends.  Whet both your appetite and your eye as you “sett” your table!

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

 

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Star Spangled Towels

September 20, 2019

Just in time for your summer picnic!

Weave four towels that are as American as apple pie on your 8-shaft loom!   The overshot pattern is a modified “Star of Bethlehem”.  We have included yarn and instructions to make four DYNAMITE towels using our 10/2 and 5/2 Tubular Spectrum™  mercerized cotton yarns.  The finished sizes of the towels are approximately 16” x 29”.

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

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Master Weaver–Shadow Play Towels

September 20, 2019

These Shadow Play Towels are the first towels in our Master Weaver Series.  Designed by Master Weaver, Rebecca Winter, these towels use 10 colors of Tubular Spectrum™ to make colorful and exquisitely patterned towels.  The Shadow weave offers a wonderfully study drape for these colorful towels, and the blend of plain weave and feather stitching creates a fabulous texture.  3 different treadlings allow you to create 3 unique towels.

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

 

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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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Sweetheart Towels Instructions

September 20, 2019

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

With these instructions, you can 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 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 pg 52-54.  The heart pattern was originally designed by Kim Marie Bunke for Weaver’s Magazine.

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Basket Weave 4 Towel Instructions

September 20, 2019

Want a Color Gamp that is 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 dishtowels.  Finished towels are approximately 12.5” x 24”.  The 5/2 yarn is doubled in each dent and doubled when weaving to make a balanced basket weave structure.

You can find instructions for the 2 towel variation HERE!

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

 

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Handmaidens Towel Instructions

September 20, 2019

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!

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Enchanted Windowpane Fingertip Towel Instructions

September 20, 2019

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!

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3/2 American Maid Washcloth Instructions

September 20, 2019

Looking for a quick project to use the wonderful 3/2 American Maid yarns?  How about a simple pattern to make ten soft washcloths?  We have included instructions to make these wash cloths on either a rigid heddle loom or a 4-shaft loom.  The wash cloths are made with natural white as the warp, and all five colors for the weft. We give you detailed instructions to make one wash cloth, and then you get to choose how to weave the others…there is enough yarn to weave 10 washcloths.  The finished sizes of the washcloths are approximately 9” x 10”.

The instructions are designed with the naturally colored cotton yarns from an 3/2 American Maid™ sampler kit, one 8 oz cone of 3/2 American Maid natural white and one 1.5 oz cone of 6/2 American Maid natural white for the hems.

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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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8/2 American Maid Cotton Towel 4-shaft Loom Instructions- “Serenity Towels”

September 20, 2019

Instructions for these “Serenity Towels” make three soft and fluffy towels from your 4-shaft loom in just a few hours.  These instructions make quick work out of 8/2 cotton yarn. The instructions are for one plaid towel, one warp striped towel woven with the natural white, and one more towel of your own design. The instructions are designed with the naturally colored cotton yarns from an 8/2 American Maid™ sampler kit and one 8 oz cone of natural white unmercerized cotton yarn.

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10/2 American Maid Cotton Towel Rigid Heddle Instructions

September 20, 2019

Instructions for two soft and fluffy towels from your rigid heddle loom in just a few hours.  These instructions make  quick work out of 10/2 cotton yarn: one plaid and one light green and white.  The instructions are designed with the naturally colored cotton yarns from an 10/2 American Maid™ sampler kit.

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8/2 American Maid Cotton Towel Rigid Heddle Instructions

September 20, 2019

Instructions for two soft and fluffy towels from your rigid heddle loom in just a few hours.  These instructions make  quick work out of 8/2 cotton yarn: one plaid and one light green and white.  The instructions are designed with the naturally colored cotton yarns from an 8/2 American Maid™ sampler kit.

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Seaside Towels

September 20, 2019

Join us for a stroll along the beach and enjoy the colorful waves in these Seaside towels!  We have used the wonderful color palette of the Maurice Brassard unmercerized cotton yarns to dream up the seaside colorways for these soft towels.

RIGID HEDDLE KIT:  Included with the kit are instructions to make two plaid towels using a rigid heddle loom:  one woven in plain weave, and one woven in a soft pickup pattern.  The finished sizes of the towels are approximately 12.5” x 20”.

4 SHAFT KIT:  Enough yarn to make 4 delightful plaid towels: two woven in plain weave, and two woven in rosepath pattern.  Includes 4 shaft instructions.  The finished sizes of the towels are approximately 18” x 26”.

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