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Finnish Lace Block Throw Pattern

Woven Finnish Lace Block Throw Pattern
This throw uses Foxfibre naturally coloured cotton and is woven in a 2 sizes of lace blocks. By changing the number of blocks and their arrangement, this design can be easily adapted to another size of throw, or sett that is more suitable to the yarn that you have on hand.


Adapted from a design by Anna Henricksson # 232, p.97

A Handweavers Pattern Book, Marguerite Porter Davison
Swarthmore, PA, 1944

The edges are finished with a Ladder Hemstitch.

Finnish lace

Warp: 7/2 Foxfibre Cotton – Coyote

Weft: 10/2 Foxfibre Cotton – Light Green

Warp: 7/2 Foxfibre cotton, 2940 ypp

Weft: 7/2 Foxfibre cotton

No. Ends: 672

Length: 3 yards

Sett: 16 epi

Ppi: 16

The lace blocks are arranged as shown in the diagram, with 24 ends of tabby between each block and on each border.

  • Border: Tabby – 24 ends
  • Double Block – 102 ends
  • Tabby – 24 ends
  • Single Block – 60 ends
  • Tabby – 24 ends
  • Double Block – 102 ends
  • Tabby – 24 ends
  • Double Block – 102 ends
  • Tabby – 24 ends
  • Single Block – 60 ends
  • Double Block – 102 ends
  • Tabby – 24 ends
  • Total Ends = 672


24 rows of tabby are woven between each lace block, and the treadle sequence is repeated 9 times, for the length of the throw.

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Weaving Books: Drafts

A Handweaver’s Pattern Book
A collection of 377 patterns for four-harness weaving, organized in groups of similar designs. This is one of the first weaving books I bought and it is still one of my favourites.
UK: Handweavers Pattern Book

The Weaver’s Book of 8-Shaft Patterns
A thousand different patterns on more than 25 weave structures.
UK: 8 Shaft Patterns

Huck Lace: The Best of Weaver’s (Best of Weaver’s series)
A variety of drafts for weaving huck lace.

LACE AND LACEY WEAVES: A compilation of 86 Lace & Lacey Weave projects with complete worksheets. Revised.

Handwoven Laces
Hand weavers can use a loom to quickly produce lovely lacy fabrics. The loom-controlled textures depend upon groups of threads that work together and do not reveal their full effect until the cloth comes off the loom.

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