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Colour Field scarf weaving pattern by Felicia Lo Wong

Colour Field Scarf

Weave a beautifully elegant and silky scarf that can be customized through colour. Choose a range of hand-dyed semi-solid sock yarns for the warp and bring them all together with a single hand-dyed lace yarn.

 

 

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MATERIALS

SIZE

  • Dimensions: 13.5 inches (34 cm) wide x 60 inches (152 cm) long, not including fringe (approximately 5 inches of fringe at each end)

STRUCTURE

  • Equipment: rigid heddle loom with a minimum 15-inch (38 cm) weaving width, 12-dent reed
  • Tools: 1 shuttle, warping board, reed hook, heddle hook, tapestry needle, measuring tape
  • Weave Structure: plain weave
  • Warp Length: approximately 3 yards (274 cm) includes about 20 inches of loom waste
  • Warp Ends: 180
  • Ends Per Inch (EPI): 12 EPI
  • Picks Per Inch (PPI): 12 PPI
  • Width in Reed: 15 inches (38 cm)

WINDING THE WARP

This scarf is approximately 15 inches wide and you could definitely warp your loom using a warping peg. If you modify the scarf to be significantly wider, I would suggest that you use the directions here which describe the Indirect Warping method (winding a warp using a warping board prior to dressing the loom).

MAKE IT YOUR OWN

Your choice of colours for the warp and the weft will make all the difference! For this scarf, I chose to use six different colours for the warp, but you could choose just two or three colours, or a gradient mini skein set, or holding a few different colours together to make fine stripes. It’s up to you!

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