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October TotM - Ms & Os
I think this is my favorite towel so far of these.  Can you see the resemblance to a stripedy kitty?

October TotM - Ms & Os

I think this is my favorite towel so far of these.  Can you see the resemblance to a stripedy kitty?

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Leno waves - a seasick fabric?
Leno blocks threaded in straight draw order and tied & treadled in a 2/2 twill sequence are making funky wavy lines in my weft.  The lines look irregular when examined by themelves, but there is an overall diagonal pattern when viewed from farther away. Combined with the color, it makes me think of the ocean.  Does it make you queasy to look at?

Leno waves - a seasick fabric?

Leno blocks threaded in straight draw order and tied & treadled in a 2/2 twill sequence are making funky wavy lines in my weft.  The lines look irregular when examined by themelves, but there is an overall diagonal pattern when viewed from farther away.

Combined with the color, it makes me think of the ocean.  Does it make you queasy to look at?

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October’s Puzzler Continues - tie-up and treadlingOkay, so halfway through threading this towel, I realized I should have taken a closer look at the photo in the article.  There are more than 7 repeats across the towel.  In fact it looks like there are eleven. So the repeat must be six of the threading uni…
October’s Puzzler Continues - tie-up and treadling
Okay, so halfway through threading this towel, I realized I should have taken a closer look at the photo in the article.  There are more than 7 repeats across the towel.  In fact it looks like there are eleven. So the repeat must be six of the threading uni…
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October’s Towel - Ms & Os & a DilemmaOctober’s weave is Ms & Os, which contrasts plain weave areas with areas of fairly long floats in a weft rep, causing side-to-side deflection in the woven fabric.  It uses the now-familiar 40/2 linen set at 30 epi, but this time in contrasting stripes of bo...
October’s Towel - Ms & Os & a Dilemma
October’s weave is Ms & Os, which contrasts plain weave areas with areas of fairly long floats in a weft rep, causing side-to-side deflection in the woven fabric.  It uses the now-familiar 40/2 linen set at 30 epi, but this time in contrasting stripes of bo...
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September’s towel in autumn colorsSeptember’s towels are woven, hemmed, wet-finished and ready for service. Unbleached 40/2 linen ground warp and weft, 22/2 cottolin supplementary pattern warp in fall colors.  Turned Monk’s Belt.
September’s towel in autumn colors
September’s towels are woven, hemmed, wet-finished and ready for service. Unbleached 40/2 linen ground warp and weft, 22/2 cottolin supplementary pattern warp in fall colors.  Turned Monk’s Belt.
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September weaving - Turned Monk’s BeltIn weaving the turned monk’s belt, I was having difficulty getting a nice shed to open because the warp is so dense.  The pattern warps also would sometimes sit on the “wrong” side of their companion ground warp which would put a spot of color in a position…
September weaving - Turned Monk’s Belt
In weaving the turned monk’s belt, I was having difficulty getting a nice shed to open because the warp is so dense.  The pattern warps also would sometimes sit on the “wrong” side of their companion ground warp which would put a spot of color in a position…
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September TotM - Sett and Yarns - some color for end of summer!Here are the colors of pattern warp that I picked out based on the color names in the article and yarns

September TotM - Sett and Yarns - some color for end of summer!
Here are the colors of pattern warp that I picked out based on the color names in the article and yarns

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A New Look for Atwater-Bronson Lace?
Can you believe this is the same structure as the May Towel of the Month ?  Who knew Lace Bronson (aka Atwater-Bronson) could take on a three-dimensional look almost like a waffle? To get this result, instead of threading 14 units of Bronson and one unit “t…

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September’s Towel - Turned Monk’s BeltThe weave for the Towel of the Month for September is another “turned” structure: that is, it’s woven with the patterning in the warp, whereas the “normal” way to weave it is with the pattern formed in the weft.  This design also has some color in it (“yay …
September’s Towel - Turned Monk’s Belt
The weave for the Towel of the Month for September is another “turned” structure: that is, it’s woven with the patterning in the warp, whereas the “normal” way to weave it is with the pattern formed in the weft.  This design also has some color in it (“yay …
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August TotM - HuckThe latest in the Towel of the Month series was in a huck threading, 40/2 linen warp set at 30 epi.  The weft is 40/2 linen as well. I wove two towels, one using the huck lace tie-up and treadling (on the right in the photo), and one in huck spot (left).  I…
 
August TotM - Huck
The latest in the Towel of the Month series was in a huck threading, 40/2 linen warp set at 30 epi.  The weft is 40/2 linen as well. I wove two towels, one using the huck lace tie-up and treadling (on the right in the photo), and one in huck spot (left).  I…