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Where do We Start. What am I going to weave?What yarn if I use?How much yarn do I need?Sample or weaveEvaluation and documentation. 2. Sizes for Some Common Products. Table LinensNapkins, easygoing: 12
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Extend Planning for Weavers Sandi Petty Judy Mooers Jan. 18, 2010

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Where do We Start What am I going to weave? What yarn would it be a good idea for me to utilize? What amount of yarn do I require? Test or weave Evaluation and documentation

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Sizes for Some Common Products Table Linens Napkins, easygoing: 12" x 12" Napkins, formal: 16" x 16" Placemats, easygoing: 12" x 18" Placemats, formal: 14" x 20" Kitchen Dish towels: 15" x 20" Dishcloths: 10" x 10" Pot holders: 7" x 7" Tea towels: 16" x 28 " (little) Tea towels: 24" x 34" (vast) Bathroom Washcloth: 14 " x 14" Hand towel: 16" x 28" Bath towel: 22" x 24" (sm) Bath towel: 24" x 46" (med) Bath sheet: 36" x 70" Apparel Men\'s formal scarf: 12" x 45" Women\'s formal scarf: 10" x 48" Women\'s shawl: 24" x 72" Baby Blanket: 36" or 45" square

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Choosing the Yarn The Fiber Softness Washability Durability The Yarn Strength (for twist) Grist Structure Size

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Fiber Properties Weaver\'s Companion, pg. 25-27.

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Setts for Some Common Yarn Styles

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Determining Sett (Ends per Inch or epi) Wind the twist around a ruler for one inch Firm, even, no extend Fill the space with no cover Count for wraps/inch = W (twist yarn breadth) Weft yarn distance across = F Calculate same as above Eileen Hallman

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Determining Sett (Ends per Inch or epi) proceeded with Number of strings in one rehash of the weave structure = T (plain weave (1,2)= 2; twill weave (1,2,3,4)= 4 Number of convergences in one rehash of the weave structure = I (plain weave = 2; twill weave = 2) Sett = (T x W x F)/( T x F) + (I x W)) Eileen Hallman

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Formula for Sett S = (T x W)/(T + I) S = sett T= number of closures in one rehash of the threading W = yarn width or wraps/inch I = number of collaborations that the weft has with the yarn in one rehash Manual of Swedish Weaving

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Warp Ends Calculation All Measurements in Inches Marcy Petrini

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Warp Length Calculation All Numbers in Inches Marcy Petrini

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Amount of Yarn Needed Yarn for twist Yarn for weft Marci Petrini

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Determining Yardage Count framework for yardage Number of yards in a pound of a "standard" yarn Cotton and spun silk: 840 Linen, hemp, jute, ramie: 300 Worsted fleece: 560 Woolen fleece: 256 Yardage of a single= tally x the standard Yardage of an utilized yarn= yardage of single/# of handles Weaver\'s Companion , pg. 30

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Sources for Yards per pound Yarn provider http://www.interweave.com/weave/handwoven_magazine/documents/yarn_chart.pdf Handwoven Magazine – yarn and providers page in any issue

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Reed Size Table Mary Black, pg. 659

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Sampling Purpose: check sett, ppi, structure, shrinkage, blemishes in the yarn, impacts of shading and surface, completing systems, and texture hand. Make every example no less than 6-10" wide and long. Test twist ought to be sufficiently long to re-sley and re-tie (e.g., 2 yards) Record length and width On the linger Off the linger Finished

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Project Notes Name of venture _________________________ Date finished _________________________ Approx. time req\'d _______________________ Yarns: Warp ___________Weft____________ Weave Structure ________________________ Source ________________________________ Warp length ___________________________ Warp width ____________________________ Sett __________________________________ PPI ___________________________________ Dimensions on linger _____________________ Dimensions off linger _____________________ Dimensions in the wake of completing _________________ Insert draft Weaver\'s Companion, pg. 41

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References The Weaver\'s Companion, Interweave Press: Loveland, CO, 2001, pp. 25-42. "Ideal from the Start: Planning a Project", Marcy Petrini, http://www.weavespindye.org/pages/rfts-doc.html . "Ideal from the Start: Planning a Project", Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, 122(Spring 2000),45-48 "The Whole Truth about Setts", Eileen Hallman, Weavers, 40(1998), 18. Figuring out how to Weave , Deborah Chandler, Interweave Press: Loveland, CO 1995, pp. 103-110. The Big Book of Weaving, Laila Lundell, Trafalgar Square: North Pomfret, VT, 2005, pp. 11, 88-93. The Key to Weaving (2 nd reconsidered release) , Mary Black,Macmillan Publishing Co.: New York, NY, 1980, pp. 14-16, 657-662.

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