|The Warp||Esito Worsted Blanket Yarn, Grey-brown 7072, tex 143×3, Nm 7/3,
1 kg = approx. 2300 m, Lankava
|Warp||width 98 cm
number of warp ends 392
density 4 threads/cm
|Weave||Twill, intermittent threading|
|Weft||Esito Worsted Blanket Yarn, 7076 light beige (or a thinner yarn)|
Leave approx. 15 cm for the fringe on both ends of the fabric. Pick up two picks of plain weave at the beginning and end of the fabric. See at the end of the page for pick-up instructions. Plain weave picks make it easier to tie fringes, and the edge becomes neat.
Weave the blanket according to the treadling instructions with light beige wool yarn. The sett of the weft 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 = n. 2300 m
7076 Light beige 330 g
Make 5-thread overhand knots according to the pattern repeat. The outermost fringes come with 6 threads. Cut the fringe to an even length.
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.