The finished square still on the loom.

The finished square still on the loom.

 

Materials

4-inch pin loom
6-inch weaving needle
needle threader (optional)
fork (optional) to pack the rows together during weaving
2 colors of yarn that look good together

Colors used in this sample:

Color 1 (C1): Red Heart Soft “Navy“—Layers 1 and 4
Color 2 (C2): Caron Simply Soft “Orchid“—Layers 2 and 3

Standard warping with color changes after layers 1 and 3.

Additional warping instructions:

Wrap Layer 1 with C1; finish at lower R corner (#2). Wrap yarn 4 3/4 times around loom. Cut and leave tail for Weaving Layer 4. (Or leave attached to skein and cut before Layer 4.)

Layer 2 (and 3): Tie on C2 at corner #2 (lower R); wrap layers 2 and 3; tie off back at corner #2.

Layer 4: Thread C1 tail and weave Layer 4 (see instructions below).

Weaving instructions:

Row 1: Plain Weave (P)

Row 2: P-2; U-3, O-3 (2x); p-3; O-3, U-3 (2x); P-2

Row 3: P-5 + U-3; O-3, U-4, O-1, U-4, O-3; U-3 + P-5 (P-5 + U-3 means the same as P-4, U-4; it made more sense to me to use this notation.)

Row 4: Repeat row 2

Row 5: P

Row 6: Repeat row 2

Row 7: Repeat row 3

Rows 8 and 9: P

Row 10: Repeat row 3

Row 11: Repeat row 2

Row 12: P

Row 13: Repeat row 2

Row 14: Repeat row 3

Row 15: Repeat row 2

Row 16: P

 

Finished square off the loom (front).

Finished square off the loom (front).

 

Finished square off the loom (reverse).

Finished square off the loom (reverse).

The finished square still on the loom.

The finished square still on the loom.

Materials

4-inch pin loom
6-inch weaving needle
needle threader (optional)
fork (optional) to pack the rows together during weaving
2 colors of yarn that look good together

Colors used in this sample:

Color 1: Caron Simply Soft Caron Simply Soft “Cool Green“—Layers 1 and 2
Color 2: Caron Simply Soft “White“—Layers 3 and 4

Standard warping with color change after layer 2.

Weaving instructions:

Rows 1, 8, 9, and 16: Plain Weave (P)

Rows 2, 4, 6; 11, 13, 15: P-2; U-3, O-3 (2x); P-3; O-3, U-3 (2x); P-2

Rows 3, 5, 7; 10, 12, 14: U-1, O-4; U-3, O-3, U-4, O-1, U-4, O-3, U-3, O-4, U-1

Finished square off the loom (front).

Finished square off the loom (front).

 

Finished square off the loom (reverse).

Finished square off the loom (reverse).