Ashford Book of Weaving Patterns from Four to Eight Shafts

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In Ashford's Book of Weaving Patterns from Four to Eight Shafts, Elsa Krogh presents her favorite weaving patterns using four, six and eight shafts. Elsa is a Danish weaver, spinner and author, who brings a wonderful sense of continuity to her craft as well as elegant Scandinavian style. 

Elsa has woven beautiful and exciting shawls, scarves, cushions, towels, table runners, placemats and fabric material. She uses a variety of techniques from twill to summer and winter and modern backed weaves and there are projects for all levels of weaving experience. Many of the patterns are sourced from archival material from local museums.

92 pages. 15 chapters:

About the instructions
Towels with black warp stripes
Towels with coloured warp stripes
Placemats and towels in mock damask
Towels in Molly’s rib block weave
The mixed green warp
Off-white and black cushion in honeycomb
Black and off-white placemats in overshot
Scarves in pointed twill variation
Scarves in turned Ms and Os on a mixed warp
Placemats with "roses" in summer-&-winter and matching napkins in plain weave
The white warp
Shawl in Swiss Ms and Os
Jacket and suit material in backed weaves, samples only

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