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Like you, yarn is a big part of our lives. Yarnworker is a collective of designers that create for the rigid heddle loom. Yarnworker is the brainchild of Liz Gipson. Liz and a few of her friends ...

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Buttermint Towels by Deborah Jarchow

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Buttermint Towels by Deborah Jarchow
Buttermint Towels by Deborah Jarchow
Buttermint Towels by Deborah Jarchow

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Comfortable with warping a loom

Pattern Description:

Yarnworker's new Buttermint Hand Towels by Deborah Jarchow put you in control. A long solid white warp transforms into five fabulous hand towels, each with a different leno lace border. Paired with a pot of homemade jam or candies they will make anyone's day. Included are Yarnworker's signature step-by-step how-to photos and tips that will make you a better weaver. In this pattern, learn how to sew hems and the reasons why you want to weave a header.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Five 22'' x 12 1/4''


  • Yarn: 2,355 yds 8/2 unmercerized cotton from Yarn Barn; 3,369 yd/lb; 100% cotton; Tools: Rigid-heddle loom with a 15" weaving width; 10-dent rigid heddle; 4 shuttles; pick-up stick at least 15" long

You Will Also Need:

  • Coordinating sewing thread and needle; tapestry needle; steam iron; 2" cardboard spacer (optional)

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