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June 8th 2011 in Dyeing, Yarn

These were dyed by Althea and I on 2011-06-07:

Purple and two pinks

Blues, reds, purples, greens

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Here’s the first in what I hope to be a regular feature — drafts.  Some I will have made, others I’ll attribute to a source.

This is a 4 shaft design which, since every other shot is a tabby shot, could be woven as an overshot pattern.  The longest float is 5 in the weft, which […]

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This draft looks as though it “steps” through the shafts, rolling around when needed.  I like the way it looks like waves coming into a shore.

1,2,3,2,3,4,3,4,1,2,1,2,3,2,3,4 is the pattern for the warp threads.  In order to cut down on the size of the floats, every other weft shot is a tabby shot.

WIF

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