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Classic Red Striped Tea Towels

March 26, 2020

Classic Red Striped Tea Towels

Reminiscent of antique grain sacks used in the 1800s, these stripes never get old. These towels are a treat for your hands and only get better with age. 

Linen is a sustainable fibre that has been used for thousands of years. It is known for its ability to withstand rubbing and repeated washings. With this blend of yarns you will get the durability and strength of linen along with the softness of cotton. These towels will continue to soften with each wash. 

Working with linen can be challenging at first and this pattern is a great way to dip your toes in!

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Warp: 2/8 Cottolin in Natural and Cerise

Threading: Straight Draw (4, 3, 2, 1)

WeftOrganic Linen

Sett: 20 EPI

Finishing Techniques: Hand wash in warm water with Dawn soap, rinse warm, lay flat to dry. Press hard with an iron on linen setting. Sew a hem. You may choose to mangle these towels for a more "worn in" look.

Everything you need to create two 20 x 25" tea towels is included in our kit! 

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These towels were designed and woven in collaboration with Edmonton's North Side Girls