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M's and O's Towels

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$ 105.00 USD (includes pattern download)

M's and O's Towels

Designed by Christine Tsai

These soft and textured towels are woven in a variation of the two-block M’s and O’s structure, with three-unit rib sections curving gently around areas of plain weave to form circular motifs. Alternating blocks of solid and mixed colors in the warp and weft create painterly gradients of yellow and blue tones, evoking the glow of the sun in the summer sky. Order a kit.

Equipment

  • 4-shaft table or floor loom
  • 12-dent reed
  • Two boat shuttles and three bobbins

Yarn

Warp: Mallo Cotton Slub, 200 yds Denim, 215 yds Icicle, 205 yds Honey

Weft: Mallo Cotton Slub, 195 yds Denim, 165 yds Icicle, 195 yds Honey

Specifications

  • 18.75" weaving width
  • 12 EPI
  • 14 PPI
  • Two towels, 15.5” W x 28.5” L (kit contains enough yarn to weave three towels)
  • Skill level: Intermediate

Customer Reviews

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T. Watanabe
Lovely towels and fun to weave!

I thoroughly enjoyed this project. It was my first time working with Mallo (won't be my last) and my first time working with two shuttles. The towels wove quickly and look great after wet finishing. I used Denim, Icicle, and Steel colors. The Steel looks a little warm-colored in the photo due to the evening sunlight, but are definitely light grey in reality.

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Alice

Lively draft

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Cathy M
Smitten

Currently hemming my towels. I can't say how much I love them, both the pattern and the yarn. They are are to be a gift, so maybe I need to make a set for myself.

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Kathleen Sciaroni

Haven't woven them yet

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gardenpoet
Gorgeosity

I haven't woven these yet, but am so struck by how gorgeous the pattern is , I just immediately ordered a kit! I hardly ever order kits, but know these will be perfectly beautiful and functional. I think the last kit I got from Gist was with Mallo and it is wonderful yarn to weave with and to wear. I am planning to make towels for Christmas gifts but these will be hard to give away!