|Guild||Paumanok Weavers Guild|
|Collection||MAFA 2021 Towel Exchange|
|Weave Name||Shadow weave|
|Weave Category||Twill Compound elements|
Name draft created from the title Bellwether, a book by Connie Willis.
Because the warp threads alternated in color every two threads, it was easier to see any errors in the
blocks as the weaving progressed.
I only had a 15 dent reed with this loom that I borrowed for the pandemic, and would have preferred a 10
There were 360 ends in the warp, six repeats of 60 threads each with the addition of a floating selvage at
each edge; hemming was done by hand. The hem was woven for 24 shots with Guttermann cotton sewing
thread to reduce bulk.
The towel was washed on a regular cycle in a mesh bag and dried on the cotton heat setting in the dryer.