I'm a newbie especially to my 20" flip (which I love!)... I want to make tea towels with a family tartan pattern using plain weave... I want more than one repeat of the pattern, so, from the little I know about weaving, I'm thinking with 200 slots/eyes, isn't enough and i'll have to use thin yarn? Is a tartan tea towel even possible on a 20" flip? Is this something I would have to use two heddles for? I'd like to take a class for this (Washington/oregon)... any advice and/or suggestions would be appreciated... thanks!



What size (dents/inch) heddles do you have?



I have 8, 10, 12... two of each... one 5, I believe..



How many threads are in your repeat? You have 200 slots/ holes in a 10 dent reed that's 20" wide-- I'm not sure from your post if you think that's not enough or if that's what you want. 

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