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Brick & Mortar Scarf

A cozy oversized scarf woven with our Mallo Cotton Slub Yarn.

Designed by Mariah Gaar for GIST: Yarn & Fiber.

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Materials 

Warp & Weft: 4 cones of Mallo Cotton Slub 

Kits: Each kit includes enough yarn to weave one oversized scarf that measures approximately 18" x 70" + 6" fringe on each side. (You will have some yarn left over for other projects). 

                     
                     

Project Notes

                     
                    

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. 

    
                     

Variations 

                     
                     

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."

Weaving Projects by Mariah Gaar 

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Mariah Gaar
November 11, 2019