Wednesday, July 25, 2012

REP Weave Runners


rep wif
Computer view
rep runner
Warp wound on
rep runner ready to weave
Ready to weave
REP Weave Runner
Weaving in progress
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Off the loom and hemmed
Close up of REP Runner
Close up of the pattern
Warp length:  6 yards
# of Warp Ends:  570
EPI:  32 
Width in Reed:  17.375"
Weaving Width: 18.15"

Warp used:  8/4 poly cotton rug warp from Great Northern Weaving

Weft used: 8/4 poly cotton rug warp from Great Northern Weaving

Thin weft: Single Strand

Thick weft: 8 strands (wouund on the warping reell and then wound directly onto a rug shuttle.
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Showing how the thick weft was wound

Colors used:
DK Grey, Purple, Khaki and Taupe

Loom used:  Glimakra Standard


4 Shaft Weave

Runner 1 
Off Loom Measurements: 42.5" x 17.75"
Finished, Hemmed measurements:  36.25" x 17.75"


Runner 2 

Off Loom Measurements:  57" x 17.75"
Finished, Hemmed measurements:  50" x 17.75"

Runner 3 (my friend Mary wove this one)
Off Loom Measurements: 47" x 17.75"
Finished, Hemmed measurements:

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing your method for thick weft, just what I was looking for. I like rags for rugs, but not for placemats/runners.

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