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June 1, 2013
Handspun Houndstooth Woven Scarf

Started with this gorgeous braid of All Spun Up Merino Tencel - such soft fiber with a beautiful sheen! After staring at it for a long time, I decided to split the fiber into blues and yellow/green and spin them separately.

ASU Merino Tencel ASU Merino Tencel

Love these bobbins - such pretty shiny singles!

bobbins

Handspun merino tencel 3 ply

Decided to experiment with a houndstooth pattern even though there is not quite enough contrast for the pattern to show up well - I quickly realized that I really like the muted pattern - now you see it/now you don't :)

on the loom

handspun woven scarf

Pattern: Houndstooth (alternate 2 ends and 2 picks each color)
Yarn: All Spun Up 50/50 Merino Tencel in Lily Pond colorway. Used 84 grams (161 yards) 3 ply fingering. (Sadly, Kristin is not dyeing anymore, but I have a few ASU braids left in my stash thank goodness!
Size: 7.5" W X 58"L
Warp and Weft Specifications:
10 dent rigid heddle
Sett:10 ends/inch
Picks: 10 ppi
Warp Length: 83"
Warp Ends: 96

Finishing: hemstitched ends (3 per stitch) - 3" fringe

Such a pretty soft, light, spring scarf - the drape is to die for!

handspun woven scarf

folded in half - through the loop

handspun woven scarf

ooops - Little Red snuck in.... 3 1/2 weeks old - My very favorite girl :)

Little Red

full length folded over

handspun woven scarf

handspun woven scarf


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