Thursday, September 20, 2012

REP Runners

Rep runner 2
Warped and Ready to Weave

Rep Runner 2
The Weaving Begins

REP Runner 3
67.5” x 17.75”

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51.75” x 17.75”

REP Runner 2
17.75" x 17.75"

Number of Warp ends: 570 Warp Length: 6 yardsEPI: 32Width in Reed: 17.75"Weaving width: 18.15" Warp:  8/4 poly cotton rug warp from Great Northern WeavingWeft:  8/4 poly cotton rug warp from Great Northern Weaving.  This was both the thick (8 strands) and the thin (single strand) weft of dark grey.Colors:  Charcoal, Taupe, Grey, Terra Cotta
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The weft (8 strands thick) was wound on the warping reel and then directly wound off onto a narrow rag shuttle to weave with.

6 comments:

  1. It's So pretty! I just finished a rep weave and am thinking of doing another with multiple strands for the weft. Have you found a simple way to prepare all eight? Spinning? Throwing the shuttle multiple times? Other?

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  2. Hi SpinZen - I just added a photo and explanation as to how I handled the multiple strands of weft. Thanks for asking - I knew I forgot something in this post!

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    1. Thanks so much! I'm a lover of your blog and always look forward to seeing your latest. Feel free to stop by mine some time. Karen

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  3. beautiful clean lines. classic and modern at the same time. love it!

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  4. Gorgeous, classic rep. I love the colors.
    Kimmen

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