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Weaving

Rigid Heddle Looms

Looms

Sampleit Loom

Sampleit Loom

Ashford wanted to make a loom that was inexpensive, compact and cute without sacrificing function. This is a loom for new and experienced weavers. The perfect classroom loom. 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! 


This is the perfect gift for a new weaver. Anybody can weave on this wonderful little loom.

The 10" weaving width allows you to sample all your favourite rigid heddle patterns, textures and colours. Weave scarves, fabric and more. So compact, it is only 3lbs.

The loom is made from beautiful solid natural Silver Beech timber and has strong handles, ratchets and clicker pawls so your warp never unwinds unintentionally. Built-in second heddle option.

Also available are 2.5, 5, 10, 12.5 and 15 dpi reeds so you can weave fine to textured yarns.

Rigid Heddle Loom

Rigid Heddle Loom

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 48 ins).

  • Affordable and versatile
  • quick and easy to warp and weave
  • portable
  • double heddle option
  • 4 widths

Available in four weaving widths 16, 24, 32, 48 ins. 

Also available are 2.5, 5, 7.5, 10 and 12.5dpi reeds so you can weave fine to textured yarns.

 
Knitters FOLDING Loom

Knitters FOLDING Loom

Three great weaving widths 12ins, 20ins and 28ins. The loom is ultra portable being 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 reed. The loom is made from Silver Beech hard wood and comes assembled and lacquered, with all the warping tools – ready to use.


The flexibility of the Knitters Loom means you can be weaving in your lunch break, while camping, or when visiting friends.

  • the most portable loom
  • quick and easy to warp and weave
  • lacquered and assembled
  • 4 reeds and carry bag optional accessories

All Knitters looms are available as a combo - includes the Knitters loom carry bag.

Also available are 2.5, 5, 10 and 12.5 dpi  reeds so you can weave fine to textured yarns.

Stands

Rigid Heddle Stand

 

 

A strong and sturdy loom stand is available for the four Rigid Heddle Loom sizes,16, 24, 32 and 48ins. 

 
Easy to assemble and attach, with two handy shelves. Convenient loom angle and foot rest for comfortable weaving. Made in solid Silver Beech hardwood to match your loom.
Stand for Tapestry weaving

Stand for Tapestry Weaving

 

Ashford's most popular loom has become even more versatile! With this new stand your Rigid Heddle Loom is in an upright position which is very comfortable when weaving tapestries or using other hand-manipulated techniques.

The angle of the stand can be adjusted to suit. The kit includes adjustable stand with rubber feet and extra side posts to hold the reed in place.

 

 

Knitters FOLDING loom stand

Knitters FOLDING Loom Stand

 

A strong and sturdy loom stand is available for all three Knitters Loom sizes,12", 20" and 28i". 

Easy to assemble and attach, you can weave anytime anywhere without a table. Adjustable loom angle and foot rest for comfortable weaving. Made in lacquered solid Silver Beech hardwood to match your Knitters Loom.

Note - The 70cm (28ins) stand has a support brace. The support brace is also available for the two smaller loom stands.

 

Weaving Accessories

2nd Heddle kit for Knitter's FOLDING Loom

Second Heddle Kit for the Knitters FOLDING Loom

For multi heddle weaving. Kit includes two support blocks that are easy to attach as your knitters loom has predrilled holes. Instructions for weaving with the two heddles and patterns are included.

Buy another reed (identical to the one you have) and you will double your ends per inch. For example two 12.5dpi  reeds will give you an amazing 25 ends per inch!

Or weave double width or double layer fabric. For a double layer project and detailed warping instructions please download from here.

 

2nd Heddle Kit for Rigid Heddle Loom

Second Heddle Kit for the Rigid Heddle Loom

 

For multi heddle weaving. Kit includes two support blocks that are easy to attach as your rigid heddle has predrilled holes. Instructions for weaving with the two heddles and patterns are included. 
Buy another reed (identical to the one you have) and you will double your ends per inch. For example two 12.5dpi reeds will give you an amazing 25 ends per inch! 

 

Rigid Heddle Freedom Roller

Rigid Heddle Freedom Roller

 

Quick and simple to attach, this additional front roller gives you the freedom to weave longer lengths of fabric and the freedom to weave with thick weft yarns, all the while keeping the optimum sheds. Now you can weave double width projects with ease, weave rag or rya knot rugs longer and thicker, weave with super yarns, and weave multiple projects without cutting and re-leashing the warp.

Available for Ashford Rigid Heddles Looms: 
16”
24”
32”

Kit includes Freedom Roller with clicker pawl, warp stick and warp stick ties.

 

Vari dent heddle & reeds

Vari Dent Heddle & Reeds

 

Reeds are available for differing yarns. The 2.5, 5, 7.5 and 10dpi  reeds feature the wide eye for novelty yarns. The fine 12.5dpi  and the NEW extra fine 15dpi reeds are also available. Made from strong, durable nylon with Silver Beech rails. Lacquered.

 

The reeds come in 12" 20" and 28" widths. 

 

 

8" - For SampleIt Loom 8" *loom width now discontinued

10"- For SampleIt Loom  10"

12": - For Knitters FOLDING Loom  12"
16" - For Rigid Heddle Loom  16"
20" - For Knitters FOLDING Loom 20"
24" - For Rigid Heddle Loom 60cm (24")
28" - For Knitters FOLDING Loom 28"
32"- For Rigid Heddle Loom 80cm 32"

 

Knitters FOLDING loom Heddles & Reeds

 

Heddles with Reeds for the Knitters FOLDING loom

 

Reeds are available for differing yarns. The 2.5, 5, 7.5 and 10dpi  reeds feature the wide eye for novelty yarns. The fine 12.5dpi  and the NEW extra fine 15dpi reeds are also available.

 

Made from strong, durable nylon with Silver Beech rails. Lacquered.

 

The reeds come in 12, 20" and 28" widths. 

 

Sold separately

 

Rigid Heddle Reeds & Heddle

Heddle with Reeds for Rigid Heddle Looms

 

Reeds are available for differing yarns. The 2.5, 5, 7.5 and 10dpi  reeds feature the wide eye for novelty yarns. The fine 12.5dpi  and the NEW extra fine 15dpi reeds are also available.

 

Made from strong, durable nylon with Silver Beech rails.  Lacquered.

 

The reeds come in 16", 24", 32" and 48" widths. 

 

Sold separately

 

Heddles with Reeds for the Sampleit Loom

Heddles with Reeds for the Sampleit Loom

 

Reeds are available for differing yarns. The 2.5, 5, 7.5 and 10dpi  reeds feature the wide eye for novelty yarns. The fine 12.5dpi  and the NEW extra fine 15dpi reeds are also available.

 

Made from strong, durable nylon with Silver Beech rails.  Lacquered.

 

The reeds come in 8" and 10"" widths. 

 

Sold separately

 

Shuttles

Shuttles

 

 

Stick Shuttles.  Sizes: 6", 10", 14. 22" and 30"

 

Belt Shuttle 7"

 

Sold spearately

 

 

Pick up sticks

Pick up sticks

 

Add texture and visual appeal to weaving.  Pick up threads behind your heddle with the pick up sticks to create different sheds. Solid natural Silver Beech timber.

Available in 7 sizes 
10", 14", 18", 22", 26", 30" and 34i" 

 

Reedd and Heddle Hook

Reed and Heddle Hook

 

Threading hooks make threading your rigid heddle or table loom easy and convenient. Made from strong but flexible acetal nylon.

 

 

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