The draft I finally chose for crepe sampling on the 8-shaft loom bears the exciting name of "829."
Here it is with three repeats, warpwise & weftwise.
I was looking for something with longish floats, as the sett of the Zephyr yarn after weaving a small header appeared a trifle too close at 28 epi. The yarn is quite sticky and requires constant vigilance while weaving. Good for character building.
I am enjoying the variety of the dotted lines produced in the warp. The warp color distribution is random, and the floats are long or short depending on where the color falls in the threading order. On the reverse side, here seen on the loom as the cloth wraps around the breast beam, the long 6-pick warp floats are even more dramatic. (Are you with me? The floats of 6 appear in the weft on the face, and in the warp on the reverse.)
One final note: I am using a floating selvedge for this draft, a royal PITA. This project definitely qualifies as Slow Cloth.