Cricket Quartet


Introducing the Cricket Quartet

Enhance your Cricket loom and expand your weaving options with the Cricket Quartet. This upgrade to Schacht’s best-selling 15″ Cricket lets you weave with 4 shafts. Weave more complex patterns on the loom you already know and love. It’s simple, affordable, and exciting!  We have two on order to arrive this fall.  Be among the first to get one when they arrive in the shop this fall!

15″ Cricket Loom and optional 15″ Cricket Stand sold separately.  Scroll down for more information.


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Take your weaving to a whole new level with the Cricket Quartet!

Twill, waffle weave, bird’s eye, summer and winter, doubleweave—if you’ve ever looked at pattern books or weaving projects in magazines, you’ve seen these weave structures. They’re easy to weave on a Cricket Quartet because your loom does most of the work. Each shaft moves independently. Once you thread heddles on the 4 shafts, those warp threads will also move independently. To weave, you simply flip the Quartet’s levers up and down according to the pattern draft: some shafts go up and others stay down. Then you pass the shuttle through the shed and beat, just like rigid heddle weaving.

Warping the Cricket Quartet allows you to learn new skills or add to existing ones. You’ll warp the loom indirectly from a simple-to-read pattern draft. The thoughtful design of the Cricket Quartet provides the warping space you need in a compact package.

The Cricket with installed Quartet will easily fit in your car for workshops and classes. Your enhanced Cricket will still fit on the 15″ Cricket Stand.

Want to switch between rigid heddle and shaft weaving? You can easily install and remove the Cricket Quartet depending on the project you want to weave—enjoy the best of both worlds.

Engineered to be easy to weave.

The Cricket Quartet reimagines the 15″ Cricket and transforms it into a 4-shaft loom with a 13-1/2″ weaving width. Schacht engineered the Quartet with thoughtful features that help you weave more complex patterns. Closely spaced levers move with smooth action to raise and lower shafts. You’ll achieve clean sheds with help from the extended back beam. The pivot beater maximizes your weaving space. Like all Schacht products, the Cricket Quartet is manufactured in the USA.

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 18 × 4 in


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