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Lion Brand Fishermen's Wool Loom-Woven Houndstooth Scarf

Photography: Lion's Brand

Source: Martha Stewart Living, 2011


Easy Level

About 7 by 80 inches (18 by 203 cm)


  • Worsted-weight wool yarn, 8-ounce/465-yard skein: light taupe, 1 ball (A); and dark chocolate brown (B), 1 ball; or colors of your choice
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Lion Brand Yarn Knit & Weave Loom

Each piece = about 7 by 20 inches (18 by 51 cm); exact gauge is not essential to this project.

Loom Configuration

Use the following pieces: two 36-hole pieces, four 12-hole pieces, four 6-hole pieces, four corner pieces.

Connect pieces to form a large rectangle as follows: 36-hole piece, 12-hole piece, 6-hole piece, corner piece, 12-hole piece, 6-hole piece, corner piece, 36-hole piece, 12-hole piece, 6-hole piece, corner piece, 12-hole piece, 6-hole piece, corner piece.

Insert 59 small pegs along each long side, 23 small pegs along each short side of assembled loom pieces -- 164 working pegs placed. Place a contrast color large peg in upper right hand corner for slip knot.

1. Four identical pieces are woven for scarf. Each piece is woven using the same warp set-up and each has the same number of rows.
2. Follow loom manual instructions on "weaving" for how to set up the warp, weave the weft, and remove weaving from the loom.
3. Warp is set up in stripes, following manual for warp set-up.

First Piece
Following diagram for color, set up the warp across the 23 small pegs placed across each short end as follows:
*2 pegs with 2 strands of A, 2 pegs with 2 strands of B, repeat from * to last 3 pegs, warp last 3 pegs with 2 strands of A.
Weave the weft according to loom manual, changing color as follows:
*2 rows with 2 strands of A, 2 rows with 2 strands of B, repeat from *.

Second-Fourth Pieces
Work same as first piece.

Thread yarn needle provided with loom with A and sew pieces together along short ends by whip stitching through both layers. With same needle, weave yarn ends into the fabric of the scarf.

Every effort has been made to produce accurate and complete instructions. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters or crocheters, human error, or typographical mistakes.

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