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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).

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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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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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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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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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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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20 Color Gamp for Rigid Heddle Looms

September 20, 2019

Weave 20 mercerized cotton yarns into color gamps to learn about color iterations in weaving and make beautiful cloth.  This kit contains all the 5/2 yarns you need to weave 2 to 4 color gamps.  Or you could weave 1 gamp and have enough fabric for a vest or weave a table runner…lots of possibilities.  The kit comes with instructions for weaving the gamps on a 15″ or a 20″ rigid heddle loom.

Listen to the Loon!  Difficulty level is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a Kit designed for Rigid Heddle Looms.

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Basket Weave Towels

September 20, 2019

Yarn and instructions to weave two or four wonderful basket weave 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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Cricket Bag

September 20, 2019

The brightly colored Cricket Loom Bag makes your Cricket convenient to carry. The beautiful bags are made from fabric woven and sewn by weavers with the Mayan Hands project.  Made from 100% unmercerized cotton yarn.  A wonderful project to support.  And the bags are durable, and have lots of room for accessories.

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Flip Loom

September 20, 2019

Flip, Schacht’s folding rigid heddle loom, is comfortable, compact, sturdy, and a pleasure to weave on. Designed for high performance, this loom folds in a jiffy for storage or transport.  Made from beautiful maple hardwood.  Designed to weave for years!

Your flip loom is available in 15” and 20”weaving widths, and includes one 5-, 8-, 10-, or 12-dent rigid heddle, warping peg, 2 shuttles, 2 clamps, threading hook, and complete warping and weaving instructions.

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Rigid Heddle Reeds

September 20, 2019

Schacht Spindle Company rigid heddles for your Cricket or Flip loom.   Available in 5, 8, 10 and 12 dents per inch.

 

 

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