82103 CWWRH rigid heddle clasped weft cherry blossoms scarf Wood

Cherry Blossoms Scarf Pattern

The pattern is  featured in the  “Clasped Warp & Weft on Rigid Heddle” course with Amanda Wood.

Clasped weft project. Inspired by the characteristic warm pinks of spring cherry blossoms, this long, drapey silk-merino scarf is perfect for shoulder seasons where you want to wrap a soft cloth many times to keep out the cold.

The course videos also include further resources to take your rigid heddle weaving to the next level, including inspiration and record keeping.

Cherry Blossoms Scarf by Amanda Wood

Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Measurements

  •  Relaxed, off the loom, before wet-finishing: 8.5 ” / 22 cm wide x 72 ” / 183 cm long. 

  • Wet-finished dimensions: 7.25 ” / 18.5 cm wide x 68 ” / 173 cm long 

Materials

  •  Warp: Approximately 321 yd / 294 m of SweetGeorgia Merino Silk Lace (765 yd / 700 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein; 50% fine Merino wool 50% cultivated Silk) in 2 hues: 214 yd / 196 m of Marine (yarn A), 107 yds / 98 m of Birch (yarn B); 214 yd / 196 m Rose Gold (yarn A), 107 yds / 98 m Tomato (yarn B) for second colourway.

  • Weft: Approximately 287 yd / 263 m of SweetGeorgia Merino Silk Lace (765 yd / 700 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein; 50% fine Merino wool 50% cultivated Silk) in 2 hues: 263 yd / 241 m Marine (yarn A), 24 yd / 22 m Birch (yarn B) for first colourway; 263 yd / 241 m Rose Gold (yarn A), 24 yd / 22 m Tomato (yarn B) for second colourway.

Equipment & Tools

  •  rigid heddle loom with a minimum 10 ” / 25.5 cm weaving width, 12.5-dent reed

  • 1 shuttle, warping peg, reed hook, medium weight paper the width of the loom, waste yarn for warp separating, scissors, a bowl to hold yarn, measuring tape.

    Note: If weaving in floor loom, add extra loom waste allowance.

Structure

  •  Weave Structure: plain-weave with clasped/interlocking weft

  • Warp Length: 96 ” / 244 cm (includes 24 ” / 61 cm of takeup, loom waste & 8 ” / 20 cm each end fringe)

  • Warp Ends: 120

  • Ends Per Inch (EPI): 12.5 EPI (1 end per slot and hole in 12.5-dent heddle )

  • Picks Per Inch (PPI): 11 PPIWidth in Reed: 9.6 ” / 24.5 cm

     

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