I'll pay the shipping on all Rigid Heddle Looms! If you want to order any extra reeds or rigid heddle accessories with your loom, I'll refund the shipping for those and cover it for you.
Assembly is simple and they're unfinished so you can paint or stain to suit your own style.
Rigid heddle weaving is the easy, natural choice for knitters and spinners. You can bust through your stash, and weave on the go. You can let the yarn do all the talking with plain weave (perfect showcase for textured and art yarns), or use a pattern stick to work complex patterns with this simple, easy-to-warp loom.
Follow the links at the bottom of the ashford description for pdf and video tutorials.
The looms come with a 7.5dpi reed (a good all-purpose size, good for a dense bulky weave, or a more open weave in lighter yarns), and there are many additional reeds ypu can buy as needed.
Optional available accessories: Reeds: 2.5, 5, 7.5, 10, 12.5, or the new 15 dpi reeds to expand your range of projects. Or there's the awesome vari-dent reed that allows multiple dpi in the same project! Stands are also available for all sizes. A double heddle kit is available if you want to get fancy, or a freedom roller for extra long and bulky projects!
rigid heddle loom
Affordable and versatile
- quick and easy to warp and weave
- double heddle option
- 4 widths
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. Four great weaving widths 40, 60, 80 and 120cm (16, 24, 32 and 48ins).
Available in four weaving widths
40, 60, 80 and 120cm (16, 24, 32, 48ins)
Reed nylon 7.5dpi (30/10)
Weight from 3.1kg (7lbs)
Includes 2 natural shuttles
40cm (16ins) - 36cm (14ins)
60cm (24ins) - 56cm (22ins)
80cm (32ins) - 56cm, 76cm (22ins, 30ins)
120cm (48ins) - 76cm (30ins)
Warping tools - 7.5dpi (30/10) reed, step by step instruction booklet, 2 shuttles, threading hook, warping peg and clamp.
Also available are 2.5, 5, 7.5, 10 and 12.5 DPI (10, 20, 30, 40 and 50/10) reeds so you can weave fine to textured yarns.
Rigid heddle loom' flip-booklet: http://www.ashford.co.nz/newsite/learn-to-weave-on-the-rigid-heddle/book/3.html?page=1
Click here for solo warping instructions
Click here to watch warping video
Click here to watch tying on your warp video
Click here to watch spreading a warp video