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Diamonds and Rust Scarf Yarn Kit

November 15, 2019

We have assembled the yarns to make Rachel Simmons Diamonds & Rust scarf as shown in Handwoven’s Lookbook:  Loom Theory:  Rigid Heddle Scarf Collection 2019 from Long Thread Media.  We have collected the yarns you will need to make the scarf…you will need to purchase the instructions from Long Thread Media. Click Here for the instructions:  Loom Theory: Rigid Heddle Scarf Collection 2019 from Long Thread Media.

The instructions as written make 1 scarf.  We have assembled the yarn for either 1 or 2 scarves.

Photos by Good Folk Photography, courtesy of Long Thread Media.

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SampleIt Loom

November 14, 2019

Experience the joy and satisfaction of weaving on a rigid heddle loom.  Made from sustainably managed Silver Beech hardwood, these well designed looms will have you warped and weaving in minutes.  Available in 16″ (40 cm) width.

Whether you are learning to weave for the first time, want to learn new techniques or sample your wonderful yarns, this loom is fun and easy to use. Just add yarn!

 

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Ashford Knitters Loom

November 14, 2019

This loom is ultra portable:  it is lightweight, compact and folds in half – even with your weaving in place. Fast – from yarn to scarf in two hours. Easy – a loom that is simple to understand and operate with nylon warp stick ties, handles, cogs and pawls. Weave fancy yarns with the wide-eye 7.5dpi (30/10) reed. The loom is made from Silver Beech hard wood and comes assembled and lacquered, with all the warping tools – ready to use. Available in 12″ (30 cm), 20″ (50 cm), and 28″ (70 cm) width.

If we are backordered on these looms, it usually takes just a week for us to get them, so you would have it within 10-14 days.

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Ashford Rigid Heddle Loom

November 14, 2019

This affordable and portable rigid heddle loom is quick and easy to use. Everything is included in the kit. Quick and easy to assemble and warp.The rigid heddle is a great introduction to hand weaving but is also very versatile. Create beautiful and unique garments and home ware. With colour and texture weave unique fabrics or with pick – up sticks create beautiful designs. The loom can also make woven tapestries and wall hangings. Made from Silver Beech hardwood the loom is very strong and robust. The option of a second heddle kit for multishaft weaving gives extra versatility to this loom.   Available in 16″ (40 cm), 24″ (60 cm) width.

If these looms are on backorder, we can have them to you in 10-14 days.

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Skipping Rocks Scarf Yarn Kit

November 13, 2019

We have assembled the yarns to make Cynthia Newman’s Skipping Rocks Scarf as shown in Handwoven’s Lookbook:  Loom Theory: Four Shaft Scarf Collection 2019 from Long Thread Media.  We have collected the yarns you will need to make the scarf…you will need to purchase the instructions from Long Thread Media. Click Here for the instructions:  Loom Theory: Four Shaft Scarf Collection 2019 from Long Thread Media

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Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom: Discover the Full Potential of the Rigid-Heddle Loom, for Beginners and Beyond

November 13, 2019

Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom by Syne Mitchell covers everything rigid-heddle weavers need to know about the craft, from the basics — how to select a loom, set it up, and get started — to a wide variety of fun techniques that yield beautiful results.

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Ashford Book of Rigid Heddle Weaving by Rowena Hart

October 30, 2019

This delightful book by Rowena Hart is a great guide for brand new and experienced rigid heddle weavers alike.  New weavers will be amazed at how quick and easy it is to create using a rigid heddle loom, and experienced weavers will enjoy finding new directions.  Instructions are given specifically for Ashford Knitters loom and SampleIt looms, but will work with any rigid heddle loom.

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Au Natural Towel Kit

September 20, 2019

This towel kit from DJE Handwovens features our American Maid naturally color cotton yarn.  This kit makes two towels and comes with either green or brown cotton yarns.  The warp is prewound and ready to put directly onto your loom.  Weave with either a Rigid Heddle loom or other 2 shaft loom.  As with all of the naturally colored cotton yarns, the colors deepen with washing!

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Chasing Rainbows Napkin Kit

September 20, 2019

I love rainbows – the reward at the end of the rain! This kit from DJE Handwovens features 6 colors of our Tubular Spectrum mercerized cotton yarn. The 4 napkins are fun color play and can be woven on rigid heddle (need two 8 dent heddles) or 2-shaft table and floor looms. With the warp already wound, this is a fast and easy weave for all experience levels. Can’t bring yourself to use the napkins? It can be a lovely table runner or set of 2 placements or towels.

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American Maid Wash Cloths

September 20, 2019

Looking for a quick project to make for gifts or to give yourself a little indulgence?  How about everything you need to make ten soft washcloths?  We have included instructions to make these washcloths on either a rigid heddle loom or a 4-shaft loom.  The washcloths are made with natural white as the warp and all five colors for the weft. The finished sizes of the washcloths are approximately 10” x 10”.   This kit comes with all the yarn you will need to make 10 washcloths.

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a two to four harness kit.

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Gray Matter Scarves

September 20, 2019

Make two scarves, one for you, and one for a friend.   All the mercerized yarn and instructions to make two scarves that shift through 7 shades of gray from white to black. The finished size of each scarf is approximately 8” x 60” plus 4” fringe on either end.  The texture of the scarves is made by using a 3-shaft pattern (with use of a pickup stick if you have a rigid heddle loom), and the scarves are very soft and supple.  Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a Two harness kit.

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Chameleon Ombre Scarf Kit

September 20, 2019

This kit has three 1 ½ ounce cones of each of three analogous colors from our own Tubular Spectrum color wheel in 10/2 Mercerized Cotton.  By blending these yarns you can make a lovely scarf that gently shifts color from one edge to the other and they are designed to give you this fun color experience on your Rigid Heddle or 4 shaft Loom!  So have fun and change color!    Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Intermediate to Advanced (Two fish). This is a Two harness kit.

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Seaside Towels

September 20, 2019

Join us for a stroll along the beach and enjoy the colorful waves in these Seaside towels!  We have used the wonderful color palette of the Maurice Brassard unmercerized cotton yarns to dream up the seaside colorways for these soft towels.

RIGID HEDDLE KIT:  Included with the kit are instructions to make two plaid towels using a rigid heddle loom:  one woven in plain weave, and one woven in a soft pickup pattern.  The finished sizes of the towels are approximately 12.5” x 20”.

4 SHAFT KIT:  Enough yarn to make 4 delightful plaid towels: two woven in plain weave, and two woven in rosepath pattern.  Includes 4 shaft instructions.  The finished sizes of the towels are approximately 18” x 26”.

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Au Natural Placemat Kit

September 20, 2019

This placemat kit from DJE Handwovens features our American Maid naturally color cotton yarn.  The kit contains enough yarn to weave four placemats.  As with all DJE Handwoven kits, the warp is prewound ready to go directly on your loom.  Choose either green or brown yarns to suit your tastes.

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Basket Weave Towels

September 20, 2019

Yarn and instructions to weave two or four wonderful basketweave dishtowels, with instructions for weaving them on a rigid heddle loom. Eight brilliant colors from the Tubular Spectrum plus bleached white to make either 2 or 4 towels.   Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a Rigid Heddle kit.

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Hemp Poetic Placemats

September 20, 2019

Guess who’s “Cummings” to dinner? 4 easy and elegant hemp placemats for your next entertainment event. extend your education using classic hand-manipulated lace edge embellishments. e.e. cummings would have wanted to get a rigid heddle loom just to weave these elegant placemats!  Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Intermediate to Advanced (Two fish). This is a Two harness kit.

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