And now for something completely different! How about a full lb of 1 ply American Maid Unmercerized 100% cotton yarn in Dark Green? This would make an EXCELLENT blanket or wrap!
(We also have some available in Dark Brown, Light Green and Dark Green!)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
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).
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
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.
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
Guess who’s “Cummings” to dinner? 4 easy and elegant placemats for your next entertainment event. Extend your education using classic hand-manipulated lace edge embellishments. e.e. cummings would have wanted to get a rigid heddle loom just to weave these elegant placemats!
Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a Two harness kit.READ MORE
Sustainably grown, colorful cotton yarn straight from American cotton fields to you! This American made yarn is available in the colors that it is grown in, no dye required! Available in: Dark Brown, Light Brown, Dark Green, Light Green, Natural White (the color of “white” cotton before it is bleached) and now Bleached White in 3/2, 8/2, 10/2 and 20/2. Additionally, Natural White is also available in 6/2, 12/2 and 20/2.
To order, choose the yarn color by clicking on the swatches shown below, then choose your yarn size and cone size from the drop down menus.
There is nothing like stepping out of a relaxing bath or a warm shower and wrapping yourself up in a soft, thick towel. The sustainably grown, American Maid™ white cotton in this kit creates a bath towel that is thick and thirsty. Talk about warm fuzzies! This kit contains enough yarn to weave 4 bath towels (approximately 48”x28”), or 3 generous bath sheets (approximately 62”x28”).
Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a Four harness kit.READ MORE
Dreams of warm sand beaches and cool lagoons will fill your head as you weave and wear these lightweight, naturally colored scarves. Enough of our own American Maid™ cotton yarns to weave two long scarves (approximately 8″x 72″). Available in green and brown colorways.
Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Intermediate to Advanced (Two fish). This is a Four or Eight harness kit.READ MORE
Natural white, sustainably produced, unmercerized cotton yarn. Perfect for all your soft handwoven items. Strong enough for warp in any of the sizes, and soft and absorbent for anything you can dream up. It makes wonderful towels, baby blankets, napkins, or cuddly throws. 100% made in America.READ MORE
These towels are soft and absorbent! Just what the Handmaiden ordered. Two colors of our own American Maid™ Naturally Colored Cotton and natural white yarn combine with just 2 blocks to make four sophisticated towels that are fun and easy to weave. These are the softest towels you will ever create! Finished towels are approximately 22″x 30″. Available in either Brown or Green Colorways. Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Intermediate to Advanced (Two fish). This is an Eight harness kit.READ MORE
Have a sample of the finest American Maid™, Naturally Colored Cotton Yarns. All of the yarns are made from colors of cotton that come straight from the plant. Add some baking soda to your wash water and watch the colors deepen. All samplers come with 1.5 oz cones of white, dark brown, light brown, dark green and light green yarns. There is enough yarn to weave a couple napkins, or add a 1 lb cone of white to the sampler kit, and weave a towel in each of the 5 colors of yarn! Instructions for specific projects are not included in the sampler, but we do have instructions available. Click here for more information.READ MORE