Handwoven November/December 2013

November/December 2013
Glorious Twill!


Elegant Gamp Lap Robe
Suzie Liles



Autumn Fire Runner
Jean Sparkes


From the Editor
What’s Happening

Media Picks

Roving Reporters
Reader’s Guide:
      Project Directory
      Yarns and Suppliers
      How to Use This Issue
Classified Ads
Advertisers’ Index
Endnotes: Kathy Augustine


Taxonomy of TwillsMadelyn van der Hoogt
Explore the many faces of this "most illustrious and versatile of weave structures."

Understanding Color-and-Weave Effects Karen Donde
What can perennial favorites houndstooth and pinwheels teach us about twill-based color-and-weave effects?.

Can I Weave That on My Rigid-Heddle LoomLiz Gipson
How to decide whether you can (or want to!) weave a shaft-loom draft on a rigid-heddle loom.

Idea Gallery: Twill for Shape and DrapeDianne Totten, Barbara Herbster, and Jane Patrick
Three garments that celebrate the unique properties of twill fabric.

Traditions: A Gathering of Threads Rosalie Neilson
Kongo Gumi is a handsome and handy member of the ancient kumihimo braid family.

Yarn Lab: North Light Illuminated Fran Curran
Fran tests out twills and more with North Light Fibers Forever Lace yarn.


Autumn Fire Runner • Jean Sparkes

4-Shaft M-and-W Twill Dish Towels Robyn Spady

Double-Faced Twill Table Mats Kate Lange-McKibben

"Test Drive Twill Towels" • Yoriko Oki

Elegant Gamp Lap Robe Suzie Liles

Rosepath for Baby Wrap • Susan Horton

Sampled, Striped, and Shaded Twill Robe • Sarah H. Jackson

Evening on Broadway Undulating Twill Bag Marilynn Cowgill

Copper River Shawl Deanna Baugh

Infinity Scarves in Shadow Weave and Log Cabin Fran Curran

Waves of Color: Advancing Twill Scarves Robin Lynde

Twill Variations Top Linda Williams

Twill Lines in a 4-Spot Kongo Gumi Braid Sampler Rosalie Neilson

Red Twill Runner • Madelyn van der Hoogt (Online Only)

Burnished Cinnamon Scarf • Jane Patrick and Betty Paepke (Online Only)

Color-and-Weave Towels for Tea • Karen Donde (Online Only)

"Test Drive" Twill Towels
Yoriko Oki




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