Weave the pattern to square and maintain a 45 degree angle. To help us keep an eye on our weaving, we folded a square piece of paper corner to corner, placing the long side along a weft row, to check the angle.
8-shaft Houndstooth, twill
Warp and Weft:
Roslyn 65%wool / 35% silk at 382.76 yds per 3.5 oz. in white, dark blue, dark maroon, and medium maroon.
8-dent, sley 2 ends per dent
Warp Color Order:
This pattern is #57 by Nancy V. Bucci, page 19 in A Weaver’s Book of 8-shaft Patterns by Carol Strickler.
Width in Reed:
Weave as threaded.
Weave the ends back in. Do not carry up the selvedge.