The Warp Cotton Twine Ne12/12, tex 50×12,
1 kg = approx. 1500 m
or 18-ply Cotton Twine, 1 kg = 1680 m
Warp width 70 cm
the sett 2,5 ends/cm
number of warp ends 175 + 4
Reed 1 per dent in a 25-dent reed (metric)
Structure Overshot

Amount of warp yarn needed 116 g /1 m

Amount of weft yarn needed

T-shirt yarn (Cotton Tricot), soft quality, Lankava
natural white 1,6 kg
Mini Tube Yarn, 1 kg = approx. 355 m, Lankava
grey 0,63 kg

Weaving instructions

Start and finish the rug by weaving a 7 cm border. Weave the rug according to the treadling instructions the Mini Tube Yarn as the plain weave weft and the T-shirt yarn as the pattern weft. Shoot alternately 1 throw of natural white T-shirt yarn and 1 throw of gray Mini Tube Yarn. The woven length is 179 cm, including borders.


Tye the warp threads with tight square knots. Shorten the threads to approx. 3 cm in length. Sew the borders with 6-ply Cotton Twine or a similar strong thread. The height of the finished border is 4 cm.