Houndstooth! Matthew charted the classic houndstooth weave, which is threaded with alternating sets of 4 loops, woven in a 2/2 (2 over / 2 under alternating) twill, progressing one loop per row. I opted for chocolate and white for this sample, which gives it a bit of a cow-hide effect. (Cowstooth??)

As is the nature of 2/2 twill, the fabric is thick, small, puffy, flexible in all directions yet stable. This one is 5″ square (off the 7″ loom). It takes a little time to draw in on itself. You can help it along by manipulating it with your hands, and you should expect shrinkage over the course of the first few hours to its final size and thickness as the twills snug up on each other.

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