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Posselt's Textile Journal
Derivatives of Twills -- A Study in Textile Designing, Posselt, E. A. Posselt's Textile Journal, 1911, 2 pages. Note: Scanned images provided by John Cropper. Posted February 29, 2006. SAMPLE PAGE. File size 242 KB PDF
Textile World Record
Plain Twills and Satins; The Foundation of Textile Designing, ---. Textile World Record, Vol. 26, No. 2 (November 1903), 5 pages. Posted August 14, 2003. CD (HWDA09). SAMPLE PAGE. File size 836 KB PDF
Handweaving NewsAn Experimental Sampler Using 8 Harness Twills. May 1943, 2 pages. Note: Scanned from xerographic copy. Posted April 15, 2005. File size 600 KB PDF
Designing with Twill Herringbone, and Rosepath. January 1945, 3 pages. Note: Scanned from xerographic copy. Posted April 19, 2005. File size 736 KB PDF
Some Six Harness Twills. November 1945, 2 pages. Note: Scanned from xerographic copy. Posted April 20, 2005. File size 624 KB PDF
A Simple Variation of Twill, Herringbone, and Roespath. June 1946, 2 pages. Note: Scanned from xerographic copy. Posted April 20, 2005. File size 548 KB PDF
Practical Weaving Suggestions"Variations on a Familiar Theme -- Point Twill". Vol. 3-63, 4 pages. Posted September 19, 2004. CD (HWDA11). File size 740 KB PDF
documents created for online publication
Griswold, Ralph E. 16-Harness Patterns: The Fanciest Twills of All, 12 pages. Note: Pattern book. Updated November 5, 2004. WIFs of the patterns in this document are available at handweaving.net. Posted July 15, 2005. FIRST PAGE. File size 908 KB PDF
Griswold, Ralph E. Regular Twills, 5 pages. Note: Pattern book. Last modified August 22, 2004. WIFs of the patterns in this document are available at handweaving.net. Posted August 22, 2004. FIRST PAGE. File size 828 KB PDF