Parrot Plumage Crimped Scarf Kit, as seen in Handwoven

Weave touchable texture with Dianne Totten's Parrot Plumage Crimped Scarf pattern!
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Parrot Plumage Crimped Scarf Kit as featured in Handwoven

Weave touchable texture with Dianne Totten's Parrot Plumage Crimped Scarf pattern! Now available as an exclusive kit, you can create this brilliant scarf inspired by the plumage of the green-winged macaw. This crimp-cloth scarf is a form of woven shibori that uses heat-setting to create permanent texture in the cloth. Order this kit today and have fun crimping!


The Parrot Plumage Crimped Scarf Kit Includes
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Handwoven Magazine May/June 2015
Physical Issue


Summer is upon us, and Handwoven's May/June issue has plenty of weaving projects to do with kids or just for fun! And in case warm days have you daydreaming about new possibilities, Tom Knisely philosophizes on how to choose the perfect loom, and Marilynn Cowgill and Jill Graham relate their adventures in the Handweavers Guild of America Certificate of Excellence program.

Also included in this issue is Dianne Totten’s Parrot Plumaged Crimped Scarf pattern.

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Parrot Plumage Crimped Scarf Pattern by Dianne Totten
Included in the Handwoven May/June 2015 Issue

Dianne Totten describes “crimp-cloth” as a form of woven shibori that uses heat-setting to create permanent texture in any cloth. Once you understand the process for making crimp-cloth, the possibilities are limited only by your creativity and imagination. Whether you follow Totten's unique color and treadling orders, or create your own, you'll have fun crimping!

  • Equipment: 4-shaft loom, 18" weaving width; 10-dent reed; 2 shuttles; 3 bobbins.
  • Warp Length: 540 ends 3½ yd long (Deep Sea Coral and Dark Pink are used doubled, 2 threads/working end; allows 5" for take-up, 35" for loom waste, and 8" for sampling).
  • Setts: Warp: 30 epi (3/dent in a 10-dent reed). Weft: 24 ppi for plain-weave and gathered areas; 32 ppi (16 ppi pattern/16 ppi tabby) in overshot ruffles.

 

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8/2 Tencel Yarn 
from Eugene Textiles Center

  • 8/2 Tencel in Turquoise, 930 yd.
  • 8/2 Tencel in Lemon Grass, 410 yd.
  • 8/2 Tencel in Deep Sea Coral, 210 yd.
  • 8/2 Tencel in Olive, 168 yd.
  • 8/2 Tencel in Grey Blue, 60 yd.


Also included in this kit:

    • 2/30 Spun Silk in dark Pink, 364 yd.
    • Metal Verbena 100% Polyester, 970 yd.
 


*Colors may vary from what is pictured here

 
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