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Ashford Book of Weaving Patterns From Four to Eight Shafts

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Elsa Krogh, Danish weaver, spinner, and author, has brought together her favorite weaving patterns using four, six, and eight shafts. Elsa has woven beautiful and exciting shawls, scarves, cushions, towels, table runners, placemats, and fabric material, She uses a variety of techniques from twill to summer and winter and modern backed weaves and there are projects for all levels of weaving experience. Many of the patterns are sourced from archival material from local museums. Elsa brings a wonderful sense of continuity to her craft as well as an elegant Scandinavian style.

Book details:

92 pages

1. Introduction 
2. About the instructions 
3. Towels with black warp stripes 
4. Towels with colored warp stripes 
5. Placemats and towels in mock damask 
6. Towels in Molly’s rib block weave 
7. The mixed green warp 
8. Off-white and black cushion in honeycomb 
9. Black and off-white placemats in overshot 
10. Scarves in pointed twill variation 
11. Scarves in turned Ms and Os on a mixed warp 
12. Placemats with "roses" in summer-&-winter and matching napkins in plain weave 
13. The white warp 
14. Shawl in Swiss Ms and Os 
15. Jacket and suit material in backed weaves, samples only


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