24"/60cm ASHFORD RIGID HEDDLE Loom

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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
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I'll pay the shipping on this 24”/60cm Rigid Heddle Loom! 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. 24” refers to the weaving width; the dimensions of the loom itself are outlined in the 2nd photo.

(This loom is also available in 16”, 32”, and 48” sizes; other styles of Ashford rigid heddles—the Knitters Loom and Sample It Loom—come in 10”, 12”, 20”, and 28”—please see my other listings.)

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, making an even fabric at worsted, or good for a dense bulky weave, or a more open weave in lighter yarns), clamps, warping peg, and two stick shuttles—everything you need to get started, except the yarn!

Optional available accessories: Reeds: 2.5, 5, 7.5, 10, 12.5, 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!

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From Ashford:

rigid heddle loom
Affordable and versatile
- quick and easy to warp and weave
- portable
- double heddle option


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.

specifications

Reed nylon 7.5dpi (30/10)
Weight from 3.1kg (7lbs)

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
http://www.ashford.co.nz/newsite/images/stories/Solo_Warping.pdf

Click here to watch warping video
http://www.ashford.co.nz/newsite/tutorials/video-tutorial-how-to-warp-a-rigid-heddle-loom

Click here to watch tying on your warp video
http://www.ashford.co.nz/newsite/tutorials/video-tutorial-tying-on-warp

Click here to watch spreading a warp video
http://www.ashford.co.nz/newsite/tutorials/video-tutorial-spreading-the-warp-on-loom


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