This simple top has many style choices. View A has short sleeves and a taped neckline. It was woven on a 20in Ashford Knitters loom with a vari-reed heddle, from cotton yarn and rag strips cut 1/2in wide. View B is a longer length with side vents and a fringed hem, long, 2-piece sleeves and a fringed cowl/collar band. It has a commercial wool weft and handspun, singles weft, sett 7.5dpi. View C is sleeveless with patch pockets, waist ties, peplum and neckband are from contrast fabric. Woven from silk, cotton tape and nylon ribbon, sett 10dpi.
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Full size pattern (S/M/L/XL), cutting and sewing instructions included. April 2018
Original pattern by Sarah Howard (co-author Simply Woven 1986, Creative Weaving 2007, Get Weaving 2014) Sarah has been a teacher for over 30 years and has inspired and helped many people to begin weaving and making clothes. All the patterns are tried and tested