471 ends threaded in 5 repeats of the threading pattern for advancing twill! I did a lot of counting and recounting and checking and rechecking. And at the end, I discovered I had some extra ends! 10 extra ends to be specific. Those will just hang off the back until the project is complete. I’m glad it was too many rather than too few! Another adjustment, nonetheless.
Here’s the threading complete:
I also took a picture of the colors of the placemats:
Next will be sleying the reed!
And, lastly, a picture of my new shuttle which my brother gave me for my birthday: