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Flip Loom Trap

November 20, 2020

Here’s another great storage option—The Flip Trap.  It’s wide enough to hold shuttles, threading hook, bobbins, and scissors, but doesn’t interfere with your weaving.  And your tools are always right where you need them.  Fits on the front of the loom, easy to assemble, and it is well designed to attach and remove. Select a size to match your flip loom.

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Wonderful Woolly Shawlette Instructions – GreenLine Yarn

November 6, 2020

Here are the instructions to make Warm and Woolly Shawlettes using GreenLine wool yarn.  The instructions show you how to weave these charming Shawlettes to keep the chill off and to brighten up your day.  They have a buttonhole that you create while you are weaving the shawlette.  You can choose the pattern for 1 shawlette woven on a rigid heddle loom, or two shawlettes woven on either a rigid heddle or shaft loom.  You can weave these cozy neck warmers on your Loom in a weekend.

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Beginner (One fish). This project is designed for use on either rigid heddle loom or shaft looms.

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Wonderful Woolly Shawlette Instructions – Kokadjo Yarn

November 6, 2020

Here are the instructions to make two Warm and Woolly Shawlettes using Kokadjo yarn.  The instructions show you how to weave 2 charming Shawlettes to keep the chill off and to brighten up your day.  They have a buttonhole that you create while you are weaving the shawlette.  The pattern uses two 100g skeins of Kokadjo wool and silk yarn.  You can easily weave these cozy neck warmers on your Rigid Heddle Loom in a weekend.

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Beginner (One fish). This project is designed for use on rigid heddle looms.  If you want to make them on a shaft loom, you will need to make the warp longer and it will take a little more than the 2 skeins.

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Ashford Pick Up Sticks

June 30, 2020

Add texture and visual appeal to your weaving!

Use pickup sticks to create additional sheds for double weave, patterns, and textures in your rigid heddle loom weaving.

Ashford’s Pickup Sticks are made from solid wood and feature a tapered point perfect for picking up individual threads. Convenient holes are located at each end to secure your picked up threads with a safety string to create different sheds.

 

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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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Ashford Rigid Heddles/Reeds

November 15, 2019

These are an essential item for your rigid heddle loom.  If you want to weave with assorted sizes of yarns, you will need additional reeds to go with your Rigid Heddle, SampleIt, and Knitter’s Looms.  Made from the same sustainably sourced hardwood as the Ashford looms, and from strong durable nylon.  Available in 2.5, 5, 7.5, 10, 12.5, 15 dents per inch (dpi).

Please note that ordering this item will be received by you within 1-2 weeks.

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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 hardwood 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 back-ordered 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 homeware. With color 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.

Please note that ordering this item will be received by you within 1-2 weeks.

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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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American Maid Yarn, 8 oz cone

Poetic Placemats Instructions

November 7, 2019

If you follow these instructions, you will end up with 4 beautiful placemats that all have a different look.  You will learn to do 4 types of finger manipulated edging techniques to create 4 beautiful placemats.  Mix and match or choose your favorites.  Think of them as samplers you can use.

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Learn to Weave on the Knitters Loom

October 30, 2019

This booklet is the short and sweet introduction to weaving on your Knitters Loom.  It is the same booklet that comes with the new Ashford Knitters Loom.  It gives you clear and straight instructions for getting ready to weave a scarf.  Includes: setting up the loom, winding the warp and threading the loom.  Includes lots of great pictures.

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Weaving Hooks

September 20, 2019

Use for threading heddles on a harness loom or for threading rigid heddle reeds.

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Basket Weave 4 Towel Rigid Heddle Instructions

September 20, 2019

Want a Color Gamp that is both functional and beautiful?  This is it! 8 colors from around our Tubular Spectrum Mercerized cotton plus enough white yarn to make 4 beautiful and functional basket weave dishtowels.  Finished towels are approximately 12.5” x 24”.  The 5/2 yarn is doubled in each dent and doubled when weaving to make a balanced basket weave structure.

To view more pictures, or to purchase the kit, please click HERE!

 

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Basket Weave Towel Instructions- 2 Towel- Rigid Heddle

September 20, 2019

Want a Color Gamp that is both functional and beautiful?  This is it! Finished towels are approximately 12.5” x 24”. The 5/2 yarn is doubled in each dent and doubled when weaving to make a balanced basket weave structure.

You can find instructions for the 4 towel variation HERE

To view more pictures or to purchase the kit, click HERE!

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Ombre Chameleon Scarf Instructions

September 20, 2019

Watch the shades shift from blue to green! By blending these 3 yarns you can make a pair of lovely scarves that gently shifts color from one edge to the other.  They are designed to give you this fun color experience on your Rigid Heddle or other 2-4 shaft Loom!

Makes 2 scarves approximately 7” X 58”in 10/2 Tubular Spectrummercerized cotton yarn, one to give and one to keep for yourself.

To view more pictures, or to purchase a kit, click HERE!

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Seaside Towels Instructions

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: 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:  Instructions 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”.

To view more photos, or to purchase the complete kit, click HERE!

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