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June 3, 2024 newsletter

Brand New Colours at JST

Our palate of fabulous 18/2 Merino colours just got better 🙂 We’ve added 8 more colours for you to choose from! Grab a piece of paper and your crayons, find a nice, cool spot to “play” and add a lemonade to the mix. You are all set to have fun creating designs and planning fabulous scarves for yourself or as gifts for the fall. If you are lucky enough to have a cool spot to weave in, you can forget about waiting for cooler weather 😉

Surf’s Up Tea Towels are back!

We see the colours of our fabulous West Coast surf when we look at our Surf’s Up Tea Towels. They are our popular Just Monk’ing Around tea towels in a kit with West Coast colours. Have fun weaving with these cool colours by putting a bit of “surf” on your loom. This kit is available for a limited time!

Just Monk’ing Around Towels were designed by Arlene Kohut of Victoria, B.C.

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
Weave structure: Monk’s Belt with Plain Weave
Material: 8/2 cotton
Each kit makes: 8 Tea Towels

Loom requirements:
Shafts: 4
Reed: 10 dent
Weaving width: 22.7″

Sea Foam & Pebbles

Keeping to the theme of West Coast beaches – these fabulous tea towels bring back memories with their colours and texture. Never mind just drying dishes at the campground. They would be perfect as a very absorbent towel for drying your feet after a relaxing stroll along the edge of the ocean or lake.

Level of Difficulty: Beginner
Weave structure: Plain Weave
Material: 8/2 cotton & Bouclé cotton
Each kit makes: 12 Towels

Loom requirements:
Shafts: 4
Reed: 12 dent

Weaving width: 23.5″

Squares & Rectangles

Fallen in love with weaving with our Bouclé cotton? Weaving the Squares & Rectangles Tea Towels are so much fun to weave and wonderful to have on hand – in summer or winter!

Squares & Rectangles towels were designed and woven by Janet Cameron of
Salt Spring Island.

Level of Difficulty: Advanced Beginner
Weave structure: Turned Twill Weave
Material: 8/2 cotton & Bouclé cotton
Each kit makes: 12 tea towels

Loom requirements:
Shafts: 8
Reed: 8 dent
Weaving width: 22.75″

Don’t Forget!

Now until July 31st Louet are offering 10% off on Megado looms and dobbys!

Megado looms ordered now will be received in October. We take a $1000.00 deposit at the time of order with the rest due when the loom ships in October. Please email us to get a quote or to pay a deposit.

Learn more about the Megado loom right here!

School of Weaving

If you’re a member of the School of Weaving, you’ll find four scarves, two woven on 4 shafts and 2 woven on 8 shafts, with 18/2 Merino in Season 8, Episode 2 – Shadow Weave. This episode is presented by Rebecca Logan and features Atwater to Powell method. You’ll absolutely love the incredible drape of the Merino!

The 4 shaft scarf from Shadow Weave, Atwater to Powell lesson.
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All Louet looms are in stock and ready to ship. From now until the end of the year receive a FREE BENCH with the purchase of a Louet floor loom! Shipping on looms is free in North America. To our friends in the USA, no duties/import fees apply and you can pay for your loom in US dollars.

Here to Help

Have a weaving question? Find us on the Jane Stafford School of Weaving Forum and on Weave with Jane Stafford at Ravelry.

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