Drops Alaska Alpaca aran weight in the following:
Grey Mix - approx. 150g
Light Grey Mix - approx. 250g
Off White - approx. 30g
Orange - approx. 10g
Lucet or weaving sticks to make i-cord
Size - Makes a large poncho, width approx. 80cm length approx. 80cm
Follow Basic Wrapping and Knotting Instructions in the tutorials section.
Make 5 light grey and 3 dark grey motifs by wrapping each loom twice and using a combination of ladder and daisy knotting techniques.
Layout as follows, right side showing:
Tie on different coloured threads to keep track
Using the Butterfly Twist technique:
Join 1, 2 and 3 together
Join 4, 5, 6 and 7 together
Join the back to the front following the diagrams (A to A, B to B etc).
Join 8 to 5 & 6.
Edge all around using the Butterfly Braid technique
Thread a darning needle with 2 lengths of orange and one length of off white. Starting on the wrong side at one corner thread through the Butterfly Braid to create a decorative border. End on the wrong side and tie off.
Make approx. 180cm of i-cord using the off white. Thread i-cord around the neckline through the Butterfly Braid.
Make two motifs on the Baby Butterfly Loom, wrapping once using all of the colours, attach to the ends of the i-cord.
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