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Weaving with Rose/Cotton

When I opened the box of Rose Cotton, I couldn’t get over how beautiful the color is. In its natural color, it is a light rose. Everyone I showed it to agreed with me that it would make a pretty scarf without dying the yarn. The first thing I did was sample, a word that is usually not in my vocabulary. I decided to try different wefts with the Rose Cotton. I threaded in a straight twill so that I could try several different patterns while testing out different weft yarns. I have always wanted to weave “Breaks and recesses” found in the Strickler book of 8-Shaft Patterns on page 17 (#47). Woven with the rose cotton for weft, it produced...

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