|The Warp||Esito Worsted Blanket Yarn, White 7001,
tex 143×3, Nm 7/3, 1 kg = approx. 2300 m, Lankava
|Warp||width 103 cm
number of warp ends 413
density 4 threads/cm
amount of warp yarn needed 424 g
Take the outer threads out of the heddle eye to make floating selvedges. Throw the shuttle through the shed over the level thread on the selvedge and bring it out underneath the level thread to bind the edges neatly. Leave approx. 15 cm length for fringe at the beginning and at the end of the fabric.
Pick up two picks of plain weave at the beginning and at the end of the fabric. See page 12 for pick-up instructions. Weave the blanket according to the treadling instructions with white wool yarn. The sett is 4 picks per cm. The woven length is 169 cm.
AMOUNT OF WEFT YARN NEEDED for one blanket
Esito Worsted Blanket Yarn, tex 143×3, Nm 7/3,
1 kg = approx. 2300 m, Lankava
7001 white 304 g
Make 7-thread overhand knots, placing them according to the pattern repeat. There are 3 and 4 threads left on the edges. Cut the fringe to an even length.
WASHING AND CARE
Air out wool to clean it! If necessary, hand wash in lukewarm water at 30oC. Carefully shape the correct dimensions and let dry on a flat surface.
Pick up the plain weave at the ends of the blanket
You will need a weaving sword that is longer than the width of the warp. A suitable width of the weaving sword is 5 to 6 cm. Weave a few centimeters with a scrap yarn at the beginning of the warp.