These kits include the Both Sides Now Scarf pattern as a digital download, and 4 50-gram skeins of Redfish Dyeworks 20/2 Silk.
I love simple weaving structures that, when combined with color and graphics, make a statement. This scarf does just that by using four-shaft loom combos randomly throughout, including 1-3 and 3-1 twills, to create different blocks of color on each side. This can be woven in any number of fine, lace-weight yarns, but we are especially fond of silk.
Level of Difficulty -Intermediate Beginner
Skills Needed:Ability to read 4-shaft drafts and a basic understanding of how to weave 4-shaft twill patterns.
Structure - 4-Shaft Twill
4-Shaft loom with an 10”+ weaving width. Note that this scarf is best woven on a table loom or one that has 12 treadles available.
1 or 2 shuttles
Fringe Twister (optional)
Finished Size- 8-1/2” x 80”, plus fringe
Warp - Redfish Dyeworks 20/2 Silk, 50-gram skein, 450 yards (available at Yarnorama), 3 colors of a similar tone (or any 3 that you like together). The model uses Copper (A), Burgundy, (B) and Steel (C), 1 skein of each (you will need at least 240 yards of each color).
Weft - Redfish Dyeworks 20/2 Silk, 50-gram skein, 450 yards (available at Yarnorama), 3 colors used for warp above and one contrasting color. The model uses Copper (A), Burgundy, (B) and Steel (C), and Burnt Orange (D). In addition to the warp colors, you need one skein of D.
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