Brick and Mortar Scarf

by Mariah Gaar

Handwoven scarf

Brick & Mortar Scarf

A cozy, oversized scarf, woven from Mallo Cotton Slub Yarn

You can download an updated version of this pattern and purchase a kit here.

Designed for multi-shaft weavers by Mariah Gaar for Gist Yarn.

Need some help getting started? Check out Resources for Beginner and Intermediate Weavers. 

Warp for weaving
warp for weaving


Warp & Weft:4 cones of Mallo Cotton Slub 

dressing the loom
loom being dressed

Project Notes

weaving the brick and mortar scarf
weaving the brick and mortar scarf

Weaving & Finishing 

Warp Color Order: Wind a warp in the following sequence for a total of 240 warp ends. 

  • Color A - 40 ends (4")
  • Color B - 20 ends (2")
  • Color C - 180 ends (18")

Weft Color Order:Begin and end the scarf with a few picks of plain weave and hemstitch. Follow the weft color order below. 

  • Color A - 4"
  • Color B - 2"
  • Color C - 61" 
  • Color B - 2"
  • Color A - 4" 

Threading Order: Repeat the pattern block of 12 ends a total of 20 times (see draft below). 

    Finishing: In loom your scarf should measure approximately 21" W x 73" L (with room for 6" of fringe on both ends). Wet finish in cold water with a mild detergent, roll up in a towel to absorb excess water and hang to dry. Trim fringe to 6" on each side. 

    handwoven brick and mortar scarf
    handwoven brick and mortar scarf


    handwoven scarf
    handwoven scarf

    About Mariah Gaar 

    "I have a background in Studio Art -- specifically in fibers and graphic design. In my own work, I aim to create access to heirloom quality textiles. I explore various natural fibers and color combinations to make something worthy of holding on to. I focus on the juxtaposition between art and function - and try to find the balance between the two. Weaving is my passion and I enjoy continuing to learn more about this medium every day."

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    Mariah Gaar

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