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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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Kitchen Kitsch Towels by Liz Gipson

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Kitchen Kitsch Towels by Liz Gipson
Kitchen Kitsch Towels by Liz Gipson
Kitchen Kitsch Towels by Liz Gipson

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Warp a loom

Pattern Description:

These towels give you a lot for a little. Four towels from one warp, each with a different border. You may be familiar with popular color-and-weave patterns such as Houndstooth Check and Log Cabin, but those are just the tip of the iceberg, in this pattern you will meet two new and nameless patterns.

Included are tips for how to manage two colors, work with doubled ends, and how to create a paper guide that enables you to weave the same sized towels every time!

Two different coloways are offered; one made in umercerized cotton and the other in organic cotton.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Four 13"x 21" towels (Blue Daiquiri) Four 12 7/8" x 21 1/4" (Root Beer Float)


  • Yarn: 8/2 unmercerized cotton from Cotton Clouds; 3,369 yd/lb; 100% cotton; shown in Jade (#67) and Light Turk (#56) or 8/2 Venne Organic Cotton from Louet; 3,330 yd/lb; 100% organic cotton; shown Fawn (#6024) and Cream (#7100). Tools: Rigid-heddle loom with a 15-inch weaving width; 10-dent rigid heddle; 3 shuttles

You Will Also Need:

  • Coordinating sewing thread and needle; straight pins; tapestry needle; craft or other paper that you can cut to 27 continuous inches; T-pin