Whig Rose

Continuing with overshot, I wove two table runners (or maybe more accurately, one loooooong runner, and one table square/topper) in the Whig Rose design from A Handweaver’s Pattern Book by Marguerite Porter Davison.

I used Venne organic 2/16 cotton in cream for the warp and tabby weft.  2/8 organic cotton in Brick Red was used for the pattern weft in the red runner, and a 2/8 mercerized cotton that shall remain nameless was used for the green one.  The organic cotton is a high quality cotton with great twist and is wonderful to weave with.

At 54.5″ long, the red runner would suit a long harvest table (which must of been what I was thinking, hence its long length), it would look great as the centrepiece of a holiday table setting.  The green one is 20.5″ long and would make a great table square for the centre of a smaller table.

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Happy weaving,

Kelly

 

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6 Responses to Whig Rose

  1. Beautiful. You must be pleased with those.

  2. KerryCan says:

    Those are lovely! My husband loves to do overshot so I called him right over to see your photos. SO classic!

  3. AliInPerth says:

    Lovely! Really enjoyed reading this.

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