||Pattern: Point twill variant from top
of page 131 of Deb Chandler's "Learning to weave", with
plainweave borders and ends.
Yarns: FibraNatura flax linen (chocolate brown) for the warp -- 4 skeins used between the sampler and the actual table runner
Linares cotton/viscose (pinks & shiny bits) for the weft. Used just over 1 skein, between sampling and weaving the table runner.
Method: Weaving, Baby Wolf loom, 4 shafts, 6 treadles
Completed: October 28, 2012.
||Table dressed up with the
|Every day look with the
|Reversable -- both ways --
because the edges are sewn together to make the point.
Sewing is not my forte...
|Pattern detail; flared
plainweave ends; hemstitching (which, in the end, I didn't
trust as a finish, so I zigzagged with the machine)
|Design work... breakthrough when I went from 10epi to
15epi by re-sleying the Northwest Pioneer.
Bad idea: trying to wind a warp from a skein, wihtout having wound it into a ball. MESS!
|Closeup of actual sample, as well as some other theories
for weaving pattern; comparison of computer drafted design