School of Weaving Kit – s05e01 Turned Twill


All the yarns needed to follow along with Season 5 Episode 1 of the Jane Stafford School of Weaving. Please note this is an 8 shaft pattern.

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Things we will learn:

  • Changing colours or treadles after hem is woven makes the hem easy to get straight
  • Turned twill is based on 4 shaft weft and warp predominant tie-ups
  • The twill direction changes with the blocks
  • Using a broken treadling gets rid of the twill diagonals and gives us False Damask
  • Importance of clean cut lines
  • How to change the tie-up to frame a block
  • How to change the tie-up to make a block weave broken twill
  • How we can weave so many different colours on one warp with great success

Level of Difficulty: Advanced Beginner
Weave structure: 8 shaft turned twill
Material: 8/2 cotton
Each kit makes: 12 Towels

Loom requirements:

  • Shafts: 8
  • Reed: 12 dent
  • Weaving width: 24″

Each kit includes:

  • Weaving instructions (including draft)
  • 3 cones of 8/2 cotton Taupe
  • 2 cones of 8/2 cotton Gold
  • 1 cone of 8/2 cotton Bleached
  • 1 cone of 8/2 cotton Red

This is a stash blasting pattern. Jane wove the first few towels with the warp colours and then used up random colours from her stash.
Some of the colours used, but which are not included with the kit are:

Fuchsia, Pale Limette, Pale Orange, Apricot, Magenta, Peacock, Turmeric, Ivory, Chocolate in 8/2 cotton

Green turquoise & Curry in Venne Organic Cotton

Additional information

Weight 1703 g
Dimensions 26 × 24 × 8 cm


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