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Hemp Rep Weave Placemat Pattern

Warp-face Rep weave (ripsmatta, ripsi) is a weave structure that uses 2 weights of weft yarn, a thick and a thin yarn, woven in tabby, to create a horizontal ribbed design. In a true warp-faced rep, the warp is sett very closely. When woven, the entire weft is covered.

Hemp placemat
In these hemp placemats, I have used a looser sett, allowing the thick weft to show through. This adds an additional design element to the placemats. The placemats are woven using 2 coloured yarns, alternating in the threading. When woven in tabby, this creates a reversible placemat of different colours.

rep weave

Warp

  • Colour 1: 100 grams 720 ypp 3 ply dyed hemp (Red)
  • Colour 2: 200 grams 720 ypp 3 ply dyed hemp (Burgundy)
  • Natural: 100 grams 1500 ypp 3 ply natural hempWarp Length: 4 ydNo. Ends: 150

    Sett: 10 epi

Border

The borders on the placemats are approx. 2 inches in width. Use Colour 1 & Colour 2 alternating in the threading.
rep weave

Threading:

Colour 1 – 10 ends (Red)

Colour 2 – 10 ends (Burgundy)

Center

The warp for the Center of the placemats uses Colour 2 and a natural hemp yarn.

Threading:

Colour 2 – 54 ends

Natural – 54 ends
rep weave

Weft

For the thick weft, you can use a thick cotton mop yarn. Or you can combine several 8/2 cotton or cotton chenille yarns together. These can all be the same colour, or for different colour effects, try mixing several different colours. For the thin weft, use either 1 strand of 8/2 cotton or 20/2 cottolin.

Weave in Tabby with 2 shuttles, alternating between thick and thin wefts, to create a ribbed weave effect.

Finishing

Cut the finished warp from the loom and zig-zag stitch the ends to prevent fraying. Wash in warm water and machine dry.

Iron the warp and then cut the placemats to 18″ lengths. Sew bias tape to finish the edges.

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Hemp Yarn

 

Lion Brand MARTHA STEWART CRAFTS Cotton Hemp #4 Yarn LEMON DROP (YELLOW) SDL

Lion Brand MARTHA STEWART CRAFTS Cotton Hemp #4 Yarn LEMON DROP (YELLOW) SDL
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$5.71
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Lion Brand MARTHA STEWART CRAFTS Cotton Hemp #4 Yarn LEMON DROP (YELLOW) SDL
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Lion Brand MARTHA STEWART CRAFTS Cotton Hemp #4 Yarn SOUR CHERRY (RED) SDL

Lion Brand MARTHA STEWART CRAFTS Cotton Hemp #4 Yarn SOUR CHERRY (RED) SDL
Current price:
$5.71
Ends in:
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Lion Brand MARTHA STEWART CRAFTS Cotton Hemp #4 Yarn SOUR CHERRY (RED) SDL
Seller: eBay
 

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