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Handwoven Scarf woven from hand-dyed sock blanks

Sock Blank Scarves

This pattern for handwoven scarves is featured in Episode 3 of the “Handwoven Colour” course.

Using gradient hand-dyed sock blanks as the main ingredient, we’re exploring optical colour mixing, drape, and texture through a series of handwoven scarves.

MATERIALS

STRUCTURE

  • Equipment: 4-shaft loom or rigid heddle loom with a minimum 15-inch (38 cm) weaving width, 12-dent reed
  • Tools: 1 shuttle, warping board, reed hook, heddle hook
  • Weave Structure: plain weave
  • Warp Length: approximately 3 yards (274 cm) includes
    about 20 inches of loom waste
  • Warp Ends: approximately 140 ends
  • Ends Per Inch (EPI): 12 EPI
  • Picks Per Inch (PPI): 12 PPI
SweetGeorgia Sock Blank in Wanderlust, wound onto a series of weaving pirns
SweetGeorgia Sock Blank in Wanderlust, wound onto a series of weaving pirns
Five handwoven scarves, made from hand-dyed sock blanks
Five handwoven scarves, made from hand-dyed sock blanks

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