These towels are a favorite of mine, and the contrasting hems add an element of playfulness and fun to the towels. They use a very simple treading so that you can play with color and enjoy the weaving.
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate What’s Needed?
8-Shaft loom with an 21”+ weaving width
Finished Size:17” x 26”, including 1/2” folded hems.
This pattern will make 4 towels.
Yarn: Warp & Weft:8/2 Cotton, M.Brassard, 8oz, 1680 yd. cones (available here). 3 Cones, 1 each of Colors A (light), B (dark) and C (medium). We used Light Grey, Brick and Rust.
For additional towels, add 1 yard per towel in the warp (194 yards Color A), 136 yards Color B, and 78 yards Color C). Each towel requires approximately 400 yards for weft.
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