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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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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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“For all good things” Runner/Towels/Placemats Kit

September 9, 2020

This overshot name draft kit by dje Handwovens uses our very own American Maid™ natural color cotton yarns.

The natural color green or golden tan cottons used for the pattern get darker with washing! Warp length allows for 20″ thrum waste plus allowances for take-up, tie on. Maximum weaving length is 76″. Finished width: 13″

Kit makes either 4 placemats (13″ wide x 16.5″ Long) or 4 towels or one 72″ long runner—or any combination you decide!

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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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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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10 Color Petite Gamp Kit

September 20, 2019

This petite 10 color gamp kit contains ten of our Tubular Spectrumcolors to weave color gamps! Choose whether you would like to weave using Tints, Brights or Tones.  Available in 20/2, 10/2, 5/2, and 3/2 yarns. 

Gamps are a brilliant way to explore color interactions.  They will help you predict future color interactions and take the guess work out of project planning.

The 3/2 Kits come with instructions for rigid heddle and harness looms.

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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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Cotton Poetic Placemats

September 20, 2019

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.

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American Maid Yarn

American Maid™ Naturally Colored Yarn

September 20, 2019

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.

 

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In the Buff Towel Kit

September 20, 2019

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. 

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Gray Matter Kit

September 20, 2019

Five evenly spaced gray yarns along with black and white create a 7 value gradient study.  Use alone for a great study of value, or to highlight a color or double the gray yarns with a color to tone the color down incrementally.  All of the kits come with instructions to make 4 napkins.

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). All kits have instructions for 4-shaft looms.  The 3/2 size yarn comes with instructions for a Rigid Heddle Loom as well as 4-shaft looms. 

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American Maid™ Unmercerized White Cotton Yarn

September 20, 2019

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.

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American Maid Sampler Kits

American Maid Sampler

September 20, 2019

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 natural white, dark brown, light brown, dark green, light green and bleached white yarns.  There is enough yarn to weave a couple napkins, or add a 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.

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20 Color Gamp Kit

September 20, 2019

Color gamps are a brilliant way to explore color interactions.  They will help you predict future color interactions and take the guess work out of project planning.  This kit contains the original twenty Tubular Spectrum™ bright and brilliant colors and includes instructions to weave color gamps!

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a Four to Eight harness kit.  The 3/2 size yarn also has instructions for making gamps on the rigid heddle loom.

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