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Pinwheel Border Napkins 8S Pattern

By Yarnorama

$ 5.00
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Note that this is a hard-copy pattern that requires store pick-up or shipping. If you would like a digital download, please use get it here. These napkins are a favorite for obvious reasons! They are cheery, festive, appreciated and just plain fun to weave!

Level of Difficulty:  Intermediate Beginner
What’s Needed?

  • 8-Shaft loom with an 18” weaving width
  • 10-dent reed
  • 2 shuttles

Finished Size: 15” x 15”, including 1/2” folded hems. This pattern will make 4 (8) napkins.
Note: Numbers for 8 napkins will be in ().

Yarn:
Warp & Weft: 8/2 Cotton, M.Brassard, 8oz, 1680 yd. cones (available here). Color A, background, 2 cones - 1780 yds (2960 yds); Color 1, pinwheels, 1 cone - 400 yds (660 yds). We used Scarlet and White
Warp Length:
4 Napkins: 3 yds
8 Napkins: 5 yds
This allows for 17% take-up and shrinkage, and 20” loom waste.
Total Ends: 360
Setts
Warp - 20 ends per inch, 2/dent in a 10-dent reed
Weft - 24 picks per inch

Four-Color Pinwheel Variation
Select 4 colors to replace each of the border pinwheel stripes. Begin with Color 1, followed by 2, 3 and 4. When you reach the other side, mirror the stripes, so 4, 3, 2 and 1. You will need one cone of each of colors 1, 2, 3 and 4. Weave the stripes in sequence as in the warp.

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