Tapestry Yarns

Tapestry Warp

COTTON SEINE TWINE
We have a Swedish cotton seine twine.  It is a well twisted, cabled thread that is quite strong.  It does have a bit of stretch so you may have to watch the tension on your warp for the first few days of weaving as the warp stretches. The warp is $26 per spool (shipping/handling extra) and comes in the
following sizes:

  • #12/6 (1.1 pound spool, approx. 1600 yards) (Often sett at 10-12 epi)
  • #12/9 (1.1 pound spool, approx. 1440 yards) (Often sett at 10 epi)

DUAL DUTY CRAFT THREAD AND BUTTONHOLE TWIST
Kathe likes this thread to use for finely sett tapestries, such as those set at 20-22 epi.  We have a variety of colors, just contact us for information.

  • 150 yards per large spool   $3.00 (plus s/h)
  • 75 yards per small spool   $2.00 (plus s/h)

ALV (Elf)
Tapestry Yarn

This Norwegian tapestry yarn is a 2-ply worsted yarn made from 100% combed long fiber wool.  It works
beautifully for woven tapestry.  Kathe uses four strands together, with a sett of 10 warps per inch. There are 700 meters in 100 grams(Approx. 765 yards / 3.5 ounces or 218.5 yards per ounce).  NOTE: We sell it only in units of one or more ounces!!

The cost is $5.00 per ounce.   Call or email and ask about the full cone discount.  (Cone is
approximately 7.054 ounces)

Here is a view of the colors.  However, computer monitors vary greatly so we suggest that you order a yarn card and base your color choices on that card instead of your monitor. The color card costs $8.00 which includes shipping. NOTE: The color card is actually made from this company’s 3-ply yarn which  is a larger size than the 2-ply one we sell.  The colors are the same however. They include a sample of the 2-ply yarn in the lower right hand corner of the color card.  The title of the sample says:  ALV Kval. prove which means ELF sample.


604 First Ave. East

Albany, Oregon 97321-2744

USA

Attention: Prices subject to change without notice.

About Us

Providing books and supplies for Tapestry Weaving and related fiber arts since 1999. Your source for tapestry and related supplies. Sign-up for classes in tapestry, feltmaking and related fiber arts taught by Kathe Todd-Hooker and invited teachers. Wholesale prices available for vendors and bulk orders

 

Our Services

  • Private tapestry classes
  • Sales of tapestry and needle felting supplies in any amount
  • Hard to find books on tapestry and other fiber arts
  • Used equipment
  • Small publishing house

 

Studio Address

101 SE Jefferson Street Albany, Oregon 97321

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