Letter: F

Sample — L1-3: RHS “Toast,” L4: RHS “Guacamole”
Instructions

R1: P
R2: P4, U3, O1, U3, P20
R3: P22, U3, P6
R4: P4, U3, P24
R5: Rpt R3
R6: Rpt R4
R7: Rpt R3
R8: P4, (U3, O1) x3, U3, P12
R9: P10, (U3, O1) x3, U3, P6
R10: Rpt R8
R11: Rpt R3
R12: Rpt R4
R13: P6, (U3, O1) x 4, U3, P6
R14: P4, (U3, O1) x 5, U3, P4
R15: Rpt R13
R16: P

Green mark shows optional stitch

I’ve already announced this on the Facebook Pin Loom Weaving Support Group, but here is the first set of instructions for the FALL WEAVE-ALONG.

If all goes according to plan, we’ll be using a 4″ x 4″ loom to weave 12 squares for a Fall Banner. In fact, it will actually be 15 squares since we’ll need to make the “hanging sleeve” as well. (Hopefully it’ll still be fall when we get done.) This is the design idea in it’s infant state:

This is the plan

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Summer’s the time to celebrate independence and liberty. I don’t know enough about French holidays to know if you’re supposed to say, “Happy Bastille Day” (July 14), but it seems like a thing to celebrate to me. I also don’t know anything about French politics, but I embrace the basic concept of liberty, equality, and brotherhood.

In “Old Glory” we learned how to change colors during L4. This tutorial will demonstrate “fussy” color changing in the warping layers. I use a reverse slip knot to secure yarn quickly to the loom (I use my fingers to make the knot rather than a crochet hook). It’s easy to untie after the square is off the loom.

Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité

L1&3: BS “Loyal Royal,” RHS “White,” RHS “Really Red
L2&4: RHS “White

Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité

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In honor of Flag Day on 14 June, here’s a pattern representing the USA flag. It’s my intention to continue the weave-along (WAL) by posting patterns for the Union Jack and, while not strictly a flag, a maple leaf for my neighbors to the north. We’ll wind up the WAL with another patriotic pattern (possibly something French for Bastille Day, 14 July).

Old Glory

L1-3: RHS “White”
L4: CSS “Harvest Red” / CSS “Dark Country Blue”

Old Glory

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