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Weaver Ellen Turner
Source Strickler, The Weaver's Book of 8-Shaft Patterns, #246
Yarn 8/2 cotton
EPI 20
Purpose Towels
Guild Handweavers of Bucks County
Collection MAFA 2019 Towel Exchange
# Shafts 8
Weave Name False Damask
Weave Category Twill Simple

Weaver Notes

This has become one of my favorite towel warps. It is draft #246, false damask check. I call it woven ribbons, as that is what it looks like to me. Although it uses two shuttles, it is actually a very rhythmic weave.

On my ten-yard warp, I was able to get 11 towels.


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