Color inspiration comes from everyday life, even from your breakfast bowl of cereal with blueberries and bananas. Twill blocks or twill damask is a wonderful structure to use when playing with color. Have fun experimenting with stripe size and color when treadling A & B blocks to achieve an overall interesting design.
A profile draft is shown; click on the link to the WIF file to see the entire draft. The other towel pictured, a color and weave 8 shaft twill, was also woven by Helen Bressler (instructions not included).
Structure: Twill blocks, 8 shaft
Warp: 20/2 unmercerized cotton
- Color A: White
- Color B: Blue
- Color C: Gold
Weft: Same as warp
Warp sett: 36 ends per inch, 18 dent reed, 2 ends per dent
Width in reed: 23″, Use floating selvages
Dimensions after hemming and wet finishing: 20″ x 28″