Rigid-heddle Play the Angles Poncho

Deborah Jarchow placed two strips of plain-weave fabric on the diagonal to construct her clever and playful Play the Angles Poncho with the fold-down collar. You don’t need a big loom for this project; the two strips can be woven on a 12” rigid-heddle loom

Long Thread Editorial Staff Mar 14, 2018 - 2 min read

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Deborah Jarchow's Play the Angles Poncho close up. Photo credit: George Boe

Deborah Jarchow placed two strips of plain-weave fabric on the diagonal to construct her clever and playful Play the Angles Poncho with the fold-down collar. You don’t need a big loom for this project; the two strips can be woven on a 12” rigid-heddle loom. —Susan

Angles Poncho

Project at a Glance

Structure: Plain weave.

Equipment: Rigid-heddle loom, 12" weaving width; 10-dent heddle; 1 shuttle.

Yarns: 365 Cotone (88% cotton/12% polyamide; 153 yd/1.75 oz, 1,371 yd/lb; Lana Grossa Yarns; Trendsetter Yarns).

Other supplies: Tapestry needle; sewing needle and thread.

Sett: 10 epi

WARP 1: Woven length (measured under tension on the loom): 127" (150").

Finished size after washing: one piece 10¼" x 52" (10¼" x 58"); two pieces 10¼" x 28" (10¼" x 34").

WARP 2: Woven length (measured under tension on the loom): 61" (71").

Finished size after washing: one piece 6" x 52" (8" x 58").

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