08.17.09

Schacht Cricket Rigid Heddle Loom

Posted in Weaving Looms at 4:44 pm by Elizabeth

Cute as a bug loom. It is a kids loom, but it is no toy.    10 inch weaving width
Comes with 8 dent reed plus all the equipment you need to weave: two shuttles, warping peg, table clamps, two skeins of worsted weight yarn to get your started.  Weighs 4.5 pounds  Click here for more details.

Kromski Rigid Heddle Harp Loom

Posted in Weaving Looms at 4:37 pm by Elizabeth

The Kromski Harp has a warping board integral to its design; turn over the loom and you can make your warp (five yards plus). When you get ready to travel, take your Harp with you; it folds to be more compact (with the warp attached) and fits neatly into the Kromski tote bag.   Click here for more details.

Ashford Rigid Heddle Loom

Posted in Weaving Looms at 4:33 pm by Elizabeth

Great for the beginner weaver! Very easy to use. Thread it up and be weaving in minutes. Ideal for making fabrics, cushions, table mats, wall hangings. Warp capacity about 3 yards. Arrives in kit form, sanded ready to finish. Easy to Assemble with simple tools. Each loom comes with a 7.5 dent reed, 2 stick shuttles, a warp peg and sley hook.    Click here for more details.

Ashford Knitters Rigid Heddle Loom

Posted in Weaving Looms at 4:32 pm by Elizabeth

Fast and easy, this compact loom makes for exciting weaving anytime, anyplace.
Fast - from yarn to scarf in two hours, easy - a loom that is simple to understand and operate, and exciting - let your fancy yarns play. The flexibility of the Knitters Loom means you can be weaving in your lunch break, while camping, or when visiting friends. What’s more you can take the loom to workshops with the weaving still in place - a revolution in loom design and manufacture. New design nylon warp stick ties keep your warp sticks in the correct position at all times. This is an exciting new way to make use of all the fancy and funky yarns available at your yarn store or handspun. It is quick and easy. Folds for portability.   Comes in two widths.  12″ or 20″  Click here for more details.

Ashford Yarn Swift

Posted in Weaving Tools, Knit Tools at 3:32 pm by Elizabeth

Holds your finished skein of yarn so you can wind into a ball of yarn or winding warp for weaving. Adjustable to accommodate skeins from 12″ - 80″. Clamps onto table. Made in New Zealand. Click here for more details.

08.14.09

Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving Project

Posted in Weave Instruction at 3:55 pm by Elizabeth

Kromski Loom

So you are interested in weaving?  Without a huge investment and time you can be weaving scarfs,  shawls, small blankets, placemats, towels, etc.  Download the PDF File explaining uses and techniques using the Rigid Heddle Loom.   If you  would like to have a comprehensive presentation of rigid heddle weaving,  suggest the following  book: Hands On Rigid Heddle Weaving book and video by Betty Davenport.   Ashford Book of Rigid Heddle Weaving or Weaving Made Easy,  Click Here for more information and ordering of weaving books
PDF File from New Voyager, Distributors of Kromski Harp Looms.  Requires Adobe Acrobat to open.

Free Weaving Patterns & Ideas

Posted in Weaving, Weave Instruction, Free Patterns at 1:09 pm by Elizabeth

Schacht Newsletter

Click here to view Schacht’s Quarterly Newsletters.

Follow link to  Free Patterns and Ideas!

08.13.09

Weaving on the Inkle Loom

Posted in Weaving Looms, Weave Instruction at 8:34 pm by Elizabeth

Schacht Inkle Loom  Video from Schacht Spindle & Looms
Click HERE
to download the video file (20MB zip file). 

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