Double Width Blanket

Double Weave Blankets

This blanket is featured in the Double Weave on 4-Shafts course.

Make the most of a compact 4-shaft loom with a narrower weaving width by weaving a double-width blanket! Use a wool and silk blend yarn to create a beautiful cloth for your double weave blanket with softness, sheen, and drape in a simple plain weave. Create your own colour combo for this blanket.

 

Cabin Blanket by Felicia Lo

Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Measurements

  •  44.5″ / 113.5 cm wide x 58.25″ / 148 cm long, relaxed, off the loom and before washing;
  • 43″ / 109.5 cm wide x 56.75″ / 144.5 cm long, after washing plus 3″ fringe at each end from loom waste.

Yarn

  •  Warp: 1 skein of SweetGeorgia BFL+Silk Fine (370 yards / 338 m per 3.5oz / 100g skein; 75% bluefaced leicester wool, 25% silk) of each colour in “Cabin” option: Campfire (A), Firewood (B), Hickory Smoke (C), Cast Iron (D) or “Elixir” option: Black Raspberry (A), Honey Gold (B), Twilight (C), Stormy Night (D)

  • Weft: 1 skein of SweetGeorgia BFL+Silk Fine (370 yards / 338 m per 3.5oz / 100g skein; 75% bluefaced leicester wool, 25% silk) of each colour in “Cabin” option: Campfire (A), Firewood (B), Hickory Smoke (C), Cast Iron (D) or “Elixir” option: Black Raspberry (A), Honey Gold (B), Twilight (C), Stormy Night (D)

Equipment & Tools

  • 4-shaft loom with a minimum 15″ / 38 cm weaving width, 12-dent reed
  • 2 shuttles and at least 6 bobbins, warping board, reed hook, heddle hook, tapestry needle, measuring tape

Structure

  • Weave Structure: plain weave woven double-width
  • Warp Length: 2.4 yd / 2.2 m long for one blanket (includes 4″ / 10 cm take-up, 18″ / 46 cm loom waste)
  • Warp Ends: 576
  • Ends Per Inch (EPI): 12 per layer
  • Picks Per Inch (PPI): 12
  • Width in Reed: 24″

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