Peter's Apron a la Macaron Weaving Pattern Download
Inspired by the colors of beautiful French macarons, this delightful apron and towels set will inspire you to spend more time in the kitchen. Weave a matching inkle band using the instructions in the project or buy one to match at a fabric or craft store.
Apron and Towel:
Structure: Twill with modified goose eye
Loom Type: 4-shaft loom
Finished Dimensions: Apron 25¼" × 32½"; towel 15½" (warp-wise) × 23¾"
Warp: 8/2 unmercerized cotton (3,360 yd/lb; Yarn Barn), #47 Copen Blue, 300 yd; 8/2 unmercerized cotton (Webs), # 5792 Lime and #5604 Willow Green, 300 yd each; 8/2 unmercerized cotton (UKI), Magenta, 300 yd; Beige, and Lavender, 306 yd each.
Weft: 8/2 cotton, Dark Teal, 886 yd; Lavender, 102 yd; Copen Blue, Lime, Willow Green, Magenta, and Beige, 68 yd each.
Warp Ends: 722
Warp Length: 2½ yd. long
Warp: 24 epi (2/dent in a 12-dent reed).
Weft: 24 ppi.
Width in the Reed: 30?"
Structure: Warp-faced plain weave
Loom Type: Inkle loom
Finished Dimensions: Two bands, 72" and 52"
Warp: 8/2 unmercerized cotton, Teal, 240 yd; Lavender, Lime, Copen Blue, Willow Green, Magenta and Beige, 24 yd each.
Weft: 8/2 unmercerized cotton, Teal, 100 yd.
Warp Ends: Two warps, 64 ends each
Warp Length: 3 yd. long
Warp: 43 epi
Weft: 16 ppi
Project originally published in Handwoven, September/October 2014