Weaving Yarn for Tea Towels, Placemats, and Table Runners


Interested in weaving tea towels or placemats, and curious what materials you should use? Here you're looking for washable, durable, soft fibers. The best weaving yarn choices for tea towels and placemats are cotton, linen, or a cotton/linen blend. Need a little pattern inspiration first? Browse our collection of handwoven towel patterns.

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100% organic cotton

Suitable for warp and weft

8 oz cones | 630 yards | 10-16 epi
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100% cotton

Suitable for warp and weft

8 oz tubes | 1,680 yards | 15-30 epi
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100% wetspun linen

Suitable for warp and weft

1 lb cones | 3,300 yards | 16-22 epi
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55% linen / 45% cotton

Suitable for warp and weft

4 oz cones | 600 yards | 12-16 epi
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100% 3/2 organic cotton

Suitable for warp and weft

8 oz cones | 630 yards | 10-16 epi
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100% cotton (55% organic)

Suitable for warp and weft

8 oz cones | 750 yards | 8-16 epi
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100% cotton

Suitable for warp and weft

8 oz tubes | 840 yards | 10-12 epi
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50% cotton / 50% linen

Suitable for warp and weft

18 oz cones | 3,000 yards | 18-24 epi