Warmth of Fall Shawl
Designed by Stephanie Flynn Sokolov and Judy Steinkoenig
Woven by Judy Steinkoenig
This warm and cozy shawl is perfect for fall wearing. Colors blend from light to dark for an enchanting effect. Easy to weave; easy to wear.
Weave structure: broken twill
Number of warp ends: 257
Warp length: 3 yards which includes take-up, fringe allowance, and loom waste.
Width in reed: 25-3/4"
What You'll Need
Brown Sheep Nature Spun Sport (1.75 oz/310 yds per ball); I ball each of Toffee Bar (207 yards needed), Grey Heather (210 yards needed), Natural (183 yards needed), and 2 balls of Black Oak (171 yards needed for warp and 100 yards for weft).
4 shaft loom with 26” weaving width
10 dent reed
Measure 58 ends of Black Oak, 69 ends of Toffee Bar, 69 ends of Grey Heather, and 61 ends of Natural. Warp following the weaving draft and the warp color order.
Warp Color Order
38 threads of Black Oak
Alternate 33 threads of light and dark in this pattern, with Toffee Bar as the light color and Black Oak as the dark:
1 light, 4 dark, 2 light, 3 dark, 2 light, 2 dark, 1 light, 1 dark, 2 light, 2 dark, 2 light, 2 dark, 3 light, 2 dark, 4 light, 1 dark.
36 threads of Toffee Bar
Alternate 33 threads of light and dark in the pattern from Step 2, with Grey Heather as the light color and Toffee Bar as the dark.
36 threads of Grey Heather
Alternate 33 threads of light and dark in the pattern from Step 2, with Natural as the light color and Grey Heather as the dark.
38 threads of Natural
End with 1 thread of Black Oak, 4 Natural, 2 Black Oak, 3 Natural.
Start the shuttle on your dominant side for hemstitching. Begin and end with 2 x 2 hemstitching. Weave 80” with Dark Oak following the weaving draft, using an even beat.
Correct any weaving errors. Use the fringe twister to make 8” fringe. Wash the shawl in mild soap and lay flat to dry. Steam press and then trim the ends of the fringe. Enjoy!
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