Weaving in the Shadows

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One of my favorite weave structures is Shadow Weave. In traditional shadow weave every other thread is a dark color followed by a light colored thread. This is done In both the warp and weft directions. The light color is the shadow. My go to book for shadow weave is 1000 (+) Patterns in 4, 6, and 8 Harness Shadow Weaves by Marian Powell. With the many variations shown in this book it is easy to put together your own combinations.

20131008-162101.jpg The towels are woven with 8/2 and 22/2 cottolin, sett at 20 ends per inch, 2 ends per dent in a 10 dent reed.

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4 responses to “Weaving in the Shadows

  1. These are such lovely towels–hope I can get one at the sale!

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  2. I love Shadow Weave as well. Those look great.

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  3. They have a fabulous 3-D effect to them! Very cool! chris

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