Peaceful Rhythm Towels

Project Type Towels, Table Linens/Kitchen, Bath
Loom Type Multi-Shaft Floor or Table
Number of Shafts 4
Number of Treadles 6
Weave Structures Twill
Magazine Issue Handwoven May/June 2014
Author Sarah Jackson
Format Project/Pattern

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Naturally colored cotton woven in 4-shaft twill makes for a beautiful set of absorbent towels and are completely dye-free. Weave up a set of your own and find your own peaceful rhythm at the loom.

Structure: Twill variation
Loom Type: 4-shaft loom
Finished Dimensions: 4 hemmed towels, 21½" x 30"


Warp: 8/2 unmercerized cotton (3,200 yd/lb; American Maid Naturally Colored Cotton; Lunatic Fringe), Natural, 2,570 yd.
Weft: 8/2 unmercerized naturally colored cotton, Green, Dark Green, Brown, Dark Brown, 568 yd each.
Warp Ends: 514
Warp Length: 5 yd. long


Warp: 20 epi (2/dent in a 10-dent reed).
Weft: 20 ppi.
Width in the Reed: 25 8/10"

Project originally published in Handwoven, May/June 2014

Author/Designer: Sarah Jackson

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