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Cool As A Breeze Weaving

Crafting Time:
  • Over 5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Dimensions
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Dimensions® Large Weaving Loom
  • Dimensions® Blue Pencil Roving  (2 packs)
  • Dimensions® Blended Roving Cool (1 pack)
  • Natural Cotton Warp
  • Teal Yarn (1 skein)
  • Off White Yarn (1 skein)
  • Tweed Yarn in Cool Colors (1 skein)
  • Off-White Fringe Yarn (1 skein)
  • Coordinating Embroidery Thread
  • 1/2-inch Dowel

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Follow the instructions on the loom package to attach the warp.
  2. Add fringe to the bottom of the loom with two 12-inch pieces per fringe. 
  3. Weave 5 rows of tweed yarn.
  4. Weave 2 rows of off-white fringe yarn.
  5. Weave 5 rows of teal yarn.
  6. Weave 5 rows of off-white yarn.
  7. Weave 5 rows of teal yarn.
  8. Weave 3 rows of tweed yarn.
  9. Weave 2 rows of off-white fringe yarn.
  10. Using the blue pencil roving, weave toward the center stopping approximately 5 warps from the center. Continue with the blue roving by weaving rows from the outside to the center and back out, making rows progressively shorter to create a diagonal effect. Mirror on the opposite side of the weaving to create a triangle void.
  11. Weave off-white yarn doubled over to fill in the blank area.
  12. Weave 3 rows of tweed yarn.
  13. Make 5 Rya Knots spacing them equally across the weaving. See video for a quick how-to.
  14. Tear the blended roving into several thin strips. Weave 2 rows of strips using the bubbling technique.
  15. Weave 5 rows of off-white yarn.
  16. Divide the warp into 11 clusters. Wrap each cluster with embroidery thread by laying the wraps tightly against each other. Start by overlapping the thread end with the first few wraps.  End by using a needle to feed the thread through the wraps. Repeat across the weaving.
  17. Weave 5 rows of off-white yarn.
  18. Tear the blended roving into several thin strips. Weave 2 rows of strips using the bubbling technique.
  19. Weave 2 rows of off-white fringe yarn.
  20. Weave 5 rows of teal yarn.
  21. Weave 5 rows of off-white yarn.
  22. Weave 5 rows of teal yarn.
  23. Weave 2 rows of off-white fringe yarn.
  24. Weave 3 rows of blue pencil roving.
  25. Weave 5 rows of tweed yarn.
  26. Finish the weaving following the instructions on the loom package.

 

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