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I (finally!) finished my two samples and am surprised to discover I do prefer the feel of the 10 epi, because it did indeed floof more, and has more of a halo.
Visually, I might say I prefer the look of the pattern in the twill a bit more in the 12 epi, but I’m gonna go with feel as the deciding factor.
Thanks so much for your great advice.
What? Sample? Instead of rushing straight in on a huge, expensive blankie?
You’re brilliant! I do have some extra by means of two cones in colors I’m not using in the blankie.
Thanks. I’ll totally do it!
I just noticed on the Harrisville Shetland page it’s mentioned that having a more open sett allows the fabric to full more and that it says sett can be 10 to 12. So if I change my plan 10 epi will my blankie be softer?
Thanks, Ginette. My threads are covered so I shall carry on.
Somehow I seemed to have had some uneven tension in a couple areas of the warp (sad!) so I spent a great deal of time tugging and drawing out slack before each few turns of the warp beam so I didn’t ask the husband to help as I usually do, because it was taking forever, and I just wasn’t able to keep as close an eye on the paper.
If I start weaving and it’s too buggered up I’ll just start over … now that I’ve done the first multiple thread in the hand warp I won’t be so skeered of doing it again!
I just finished one where I did the 3 dark/1 white repeat. When I switched colors when both were on the same side, I did the jump the bump, dive the dip thingy. Was I supposed to or is it not necessary when doing those 3/1 scallops? Thanks!
Thanks, as always, for your generosity, Jane.
I have ordered the book you mentioned, “The Complete Book of Drafting for Handweavers.” I do try to learn as much as I can on my own 😉
Thank you ever so much, Jane.
Just a minute ago I had the super embarrassing thought that the one video I have not yet watched was the one on Yarns. Oh, Lordy, I thought, all these answers are probably there… so extra thanks, and I really appreciate the tutorial on linen care.
KJanuary 15, 2018 at 8:16 am in reply to: Maximum number of Mohair warp ends on Louet Spring 110 #38436
My reeds are all 45″.
So I can do 270 ends and they won’t mind being squozed a bit as they come through the harnesses?
Thanks, again, for taking the time to write out all those lovely instructions, Jane.
I do understand it and I will take your advice and do something small first. I have some 8/2 cotton in 3 colors that I think I’ll warp up with enough length to make one each of the 3 patterns before diving into 8 placemat kit.
Thanks so much, Jane. I’ll print out your reply and give it a good study.
I’m still a couple of days from finishing the boucle tea towel kit, but wanted to have my next project ready, because an empty loom is a sad loom!
Thank you so much. I do now get it. I’ve had twills in my head which have to be in groups of four (with the same 1,2,3,4 threading as for p/w) and I guess I became fixated on “all things must be in fours.” Thanks for straightening me out.
Glad to hear Jane is having some time off.
ps: When I double checked my warp count, assuming at first I had made an error, how proud was I that all 5 colors had the correct count? Very 🙂
Thank you so much, Jane.
And thanks for pointing me towards the Helpline. I now know what tonight’s bedtime reading will be!