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Mary's towels, Luciadagen

    Mary's towels, Luciadagen
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    Our warps make classy absorbent towels to enchant your friends and family. Purchase a warp all ready to beam onto your loom at home. No need to worry about the math, simply choose a colorway and let us do the rest.

    Towels to go - warp for 6 towels
    6.5 meter warp chain only88.00
    6.5 meter warp chain + cottolin weft148.00
    6.5 meter warp chain + linen weft170.00
    All Warps-to-go are custom wound per order and are not returnable.

    Mary Beebee was a Vävstuga apprentice in 2012, and she was a delight to have on board. She and Becky developed this towel for our Basics alumni as Mary's special project. It is an adaptation of the very same towel design that Becky wove at Sätergläntan in January of 1981, the first project there that she set up all on her own. Many of our Basics students have enjoyed this classic towel over the years, and now you can enjoy it as well. Meet Mary in person as she describes our Padded bench with tilt adjustment from AK:s Snickeri in Sweden.


    • Warp chain - 22/2 cottolin, colors as shown or choose your own colors
    • Instruction sheets for plainweave, pointed twill, broken twill, straight twill and rick-rack (3 treadle weave)


    • Weft pack - 22/2 cottolin, the same colors as your chosen warp
    • Weft pack - linen, three (250gr) tubes of 8/1 tow linen in your choice of color/s

    Project details:

    • All warps are wound with 2 or 4 ends in hand ready for beaming, as described in our "Flippy" book.
    • Twill - 50cm warp width (50 dent reed)
    • Plain weave - 62.5 cm warp width (40 dent reed), makes a small tablecloth
    • 2 or 4 shafts, 2 or 4 treadles
    • Heddles required: 500