Warped at (roughly) 24 epi (ends per inch) through a 7 dpi (dents per inch) reed, threaded alternating 3 ends (threads) and 4 ends per slot. I'll weave these napkins in twill patterns. Normally, twill made with this thread should be sett (not typo, but yet another weaving term) at 28 epi, not 24. There is a good reason for this, but right now I don't remember what is it. The kit instructions said these napkins could be woven at 24 epi, for more drape. Is drapier a word? This first napkin is a straight twill. My plan is to try a different weave pattern for each napkin.
This morning I talked to Eddie at Macomber Loom. He said my package is shipping today! I am so tickled that I bought this loom right from the Macomber booth. Its so fun to call, and have them know who I am, in a real how-are-you sort of way. I called to follow up on a voice mail message I'd left on Friday, asking if I could add a raddle (its a warping tool, to help keep things organized and hopefully make it easier to warp back to front) to my order. And since they knew who I was when I left the message, they got the raddle ordered in time to ship out with everything else!