Submitted by TNWEAVE on Wed, 03/31/2010 - 20:01 Does anyone have a draft for a bath towel to weave on a 4 shaft 24" loom? Also would you recommend using 3/2 cotton for a bath towel and if so how would you sley a 12 dent reed for that weight cottom? Log in or register to post comments Comments Posted on Wed, 03/31/2010 - 20:12 Hi TN, I would choose a finer Hi TN, I would choose a finer thread for the warp. The towel will last longer. Use the 3/2 as a pattern weft alternated with a finer thread. Even 8/2 would be a better thread for the warp, but I would probably use 16/2. You could also use cottolin for the warp and tabby. The linen would make it more absorbent and would give it a little sheen. Joanne Posted on Wed, 03/31/2010 - 20:13 PS Use a pattern that has a PS Use a pattern that has a short float. Overshot would not be good, but crackle would be fine. Twills are also good, but they get thick, so require a thinner warp thread. Joanne Posted on Sun, 04/04/2010 - 20:08 There was an article in There was an article in Handwoven, the cover shot was 2 blue bath towels. The weaver donated those towels to our auction over a year ago. I'll go see if I can find it in amongst the past issues in the bookcase. It was, I believe in Sept 07 but I'll get back to you once I get a chance to check it out. I remember those towels, they were really nice! Claudia Posted on Thu, 04/08/2010 - 23:50 I purchased a Towel Kit from I purchased a Towel Kit from Woolgatherers in Wisconsin when I picked up my loom The kit is Just the Buff by Lunatic Fringe. It is 3/2 natural colored cotton for warp and weft in a twill. I began weaving them today, they are weaving up very nicely. They are set at 12 epi.