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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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Unmercerized Cotton Yarn – 30/2 Natural White

September 20, 2019

This 30/2 Unmercerized Cotton Yarn is wonderful for lightweight fabrics.  Make that summer blouse or delicate table linens in unmercerized cotton.  Natural White color, unbleached yarn.  Available on 8 oz or 1 lb cones.

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Naturally Colored Spa Towel Kit

September 20, 2019

Who wouldn’t want to reach for a fluffy, handwoven bath towel when you step out of the shower or bath?  These towels  make great gifts, sure to impress even the most discerning of newlyweds! And, for the best part…they weave up quickly.   The towels come in either brown or green and are made from our own American Maid 100% Naturally Colored Cotton Yarn.   The kit makes 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!

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a Four or Eight harness kit.

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Sumptuous Color Spa Towel Kit

September 20, 2019

It is truly luxurious to wrap up in a fluffy, handwoven bath towel when you step out of the shower or bath.  These towels make great gifts, sure to impress even the most discerning of newlyweds! The towels come with soft natural white for the body of the towel, and you choose your favorite accent color from 10 Maurice Brassard colors to customize these towels!  And, for the best part…they weave up quickly.   The kit makes 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!

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a Four or Eight harness kit.

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Au Natural Towel Kit

September 20, 2019

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!

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Waterfall Towels

September 20, 2019

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.

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American Maid Wash Cloths

September 20, 2019

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 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. The finished sizes of the washcloths are approximately 10” x 10”.   This kit comes with all the yarn you will need to make 10 wash cloths.

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a two to four harness kit.

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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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Popping Purple Scarf — Instructions

September 20, 2019

Looking for a quick project to use the wonderful cotton yarns in your stash?  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 and approximately 1,200 yards of 5/2 mercerized cotton yarn.  The finished size of each scarf is approximately 8” x 60” plus 4” fringe on either end.

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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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Unmercerized 8/4 Cotton Yarn

September 20, 2019

8/4 Unmercerized Cotton Yarn, also known as “Carpet Warp” is the traditional favorite for warp in rag rugs, and a very popular choice for rep rugs and place mats. The tight twist and low elasticity makes it a good choice for rug warp.  It is also ideal for making string heddles for your inkle loom, a spare drive band for your spinning wheel, or any other use where you need a tightly spun yarn.  Please note that this yarn is not as strong as seine twine.

Please select a color from the color swatches below to add the yarns to your cart.

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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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Unmercerized 20/2 Cotton Yarn

September 20, 2019

Buy 6 Cones Get One Cone FREE!

On sale for only $10.50/lb, but if you order 6 cones, we’ll throw another 1 lb cone (of our choice) in for FREE!

Unmercerized yarns weave into lovely hand and dishtowels, soft and cozy fabrics for your favorite shirt or jacket, or many other soft and absorbent uses. All colors are available on 1 pound cones.  Approximately 8400 yards per pound. Sett these yarns at 30 epi for lace weaves, 36-40 for plain weave, and 36-48 for twill weave structures.  And double them to make 10/2 working ends.  Set those doubled ends at 24epi and make the softest towels you can imagine!

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Unmercerized 6/2 and 5/2 Cotton Yarns

September 20, 2019

Weave a baby blanket, a snuggly towel to dry off after a swim in the pool, or any other of your favorite unmercerized cotton fabrics.  These economical yarns are good for lots of projects! Laurel is the only color currently available in 5/2. All colors are available on 1 pound cones.  Sett these yarns at 16 epi for lace weaves, 18-20 for plain weave, and 20-24 for twill weave structures.

The Sustainable white cotton is our own American Maid cotton yarn.  We have this yarn in stock all the time.  The other yarns are labeled as Goodbuy cottons and are mill ends.  We have a limited supply of these yarns, and will not be able to reorder them once we sell out.

 

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Au Natural Placemat Kit

September 20, 2019

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.

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