Rigid Heddle Loom Comparison Chart - click here to
open the PDF file. Compares features, prices and optional accessories of the Ashford, Kromski
and Schacht rigid heddle looms.
Ashford SampleIt Loom
Ashford wanted to make a loom that is 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 8 inch weaving width allows you to sample all your favorite rigid heddle patterns, textures and
colors. So compact, it is only 2.5 pounds.
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.
Also available separately are 5, 10 and 12.5 dent reeds so you can weave fine to textured yarns.
8 inch weaving width
Only 2.5 pounds
7.5 dent reed
Double-ended threading hook
20 page color step-by-step weaving booklet
Solid natural Silver Beech timber (ready for whatever finish you choose)
Strong handles, ratchets and clicker pawls so your warp never unwinds unintentionally.
Extra Reeds for the SampleIt Loom
Ashford Knitters Loom - Rigid Heddle-Style
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.
This is an exciting new way for knitters to make use of all the
fancy and funky yarns that are available in knitting stores. It is quick and
easy, with the same portability as knitting.
The loom comes assembled and lacquered.
New design nylon handles, cogs and pawls.
Available in 12, 20 or 28" weaving width.
Comes with the new chunky wide-eye 7.5dpi reed with large holes and slots. For all your
fancy & funky yarns.
Weights - 12" is 5 lbs, 20" is 6.2 lbs, and 28" is 8.25
Kit includes a warp and weave booklet, warping peg, 2 hooks, 2 clamps and 2
New design nylon warp stick ties keep your warp sticks in the correct position
at all times.
Knitters Loom in use.
Knitters Loom Accessories
Reeds for Knitters Looms Available in 5, 7.5, 10 and 12.5 dent. Wood is lacquered.
Second Heddle Kit for Knitters Looms
Allows you to use two heddles of the same dent for finer dpi,
and allows more intricate pattern options. For example, use two 12.5 dent
reeds and weave at 25 threads per inch. Set of two blocks with
installation instructions. Clear lacquered finish.
Carry Bags for Ashford Knitter's Looms
Now you can take you loom with you where ever you go just like your knitting! Smart dark blue padded carry bag. Strong durable. Front and side pockets for your yarn and shuttles. Top opening zipper.
Padded, zippered, with
On the go? Fold the loom with weaving in place.
Stands for Knitters Looms
Sturdy loom stand, easy to assemble and attach, weave anywhere anytime with no table required.
Adjustable loom angle for relaxing weaving to suit everyone. Comfortable foot rest and lacquered finish make this the ideal accessory for your Knitters Loom.
Clear lacquer finish. Assembly required.
ASHFORD BOOK OF RIGID HEDDLE WEAVING - REVISED, Rowena Hart.
International weaving teacher and author, Rowena Hart, shows how to create exciting and beautiful garments and home ware all on a simple two shaft
rigid heddle loom.
In this book she guides you, step-by-step, showing just how easy it is to make your own unique woven creations.
This revised edition explores additional exciting techniques such as brooks bouquet, soumak, huck, and superfine weaving using the second heddle kit.
ISBN: 978-0-9582881-1-8. 8.5" X 9" softcover. 100
pages. $27.00 #139209
Ashford Book of Weaving for Knitters, by Rowena Hart.
For weavers and knitters, an all-new project book with 25 stunning scarves.
Sixty-five, full color pages with easy and inspirational projects. This project
book uses a selection of fabulous knitting yarns available from yarn stores
everywhere and featuring the exciting, new, portable Ashford Knitters Loom a
great combination for weavers and knitters on the go. $17.00 #109622
Front View Ashford Fringe
We are so excited to be able to offer this marvelous tool! Make a perfect
twisted fringe on scarves, handwoven garments or needlework projects.
Create cording from cotton or twist sliver for fiber crafts projects.
Includes step-by-step instructions and clamp. Assembled and
Ashford Rigid Heddle Loom We recommend the Rigid Heddle to new weavers because it is so easy to use, but still very versatile.
You can use the loom to create cushion covers, table mats, fabrics and garments, floor mats, just about anything.
Ashford has created a new warping process for this loom that can be done by one person and takes only a few minutes!
Click here for
pdf preview of the solo warping directions. Unfinished, assembly required.
Includes: 7.5 dent reed, two stick shuttles, warping peg, two
threading hooks, clamps, and full-color, easy to follow, step-by-step Learn to Weave booklet.
Stand for Rigid Heddle Loom With two handy shelves and a foot rest. Convenient weaving angle.
The loom can be easily removed from the stand. Unfinished, assembly
Second Heddle Kit For multi-heddle weaving. Includes two support blocks for reed and hardware.
Use this kit to double your ends-per-inch (epi). You will need another reed identical to the one you have.
For example, two 12.5 dpi reeds gives you 25 ends per inch! When you feel comfortable weaving with
two heddles, you can enjoy experimenting with patterns. Unfinished.
Rigid Heddle Reeds Available in 5, 7.5, 10 or 12.5 dent. 7.5 dent has wide
eyes, to accommodate novelty yarns. Wood is unfinished.
Ashford Inklette Loom
Lightweight, portable and strong with a convenient cut out for weaving and
Now you can take your Inklette to class, guild meetings or on holiday.
The loom is only 14 1/2" long and weighs only 1lb 2oz)
Amazing 72" weaving length with pegs 2 1/2" long and 2" tension
flap (2" maximum warp width).
Unfinished. Comes with shuttle and assembly and warping
Ashford Inkle Loom
For weaving trims, straps, belts, sashes, shoelaces and
more. Can hold a warp up to 4" wide by 11' 6" long. Comes
unfinished and unassembled, with directions for assembly and weaving, two
shuttles and a clamp. An excellent and easy introduction to weaving.
One of the most amazing things about this loom is that it completely folds up. The 4
and 8 harness 16" loom fits into a suitcase for easy portability. The loom and stand are sold separately, as well as an 8 harness kit and 2nd back beam that you can add later
* The overhead beater system means you will always beat evenly.
* Enjoy a large working area.
* Stretch cords automatically return the beater to a position back against the castle.
"There are amazing possibilities with even 4 harness weaving - youll be impressed by the scope of this versatile loom!"
Clear lacquer finish.
10 dent stainless steel reed, 2 shuttles, 2 threading hooks.
All Ashford looms include high quality texsolv heddles in the kits.
There are enough heddles to weave a balanced weave at 10dpi up to 24 inches wide.
More heddles can be purchased at a later date when you move on to finer projects.
16" Folding Table Loom
24" Folding Table Loom
32" Folding Table Loom
Ashford 16 Harness 24" Table Loom ~ stand sold separately ~
Optional Stand/Treadle Kit For the Ashford Table Loom
(kits have four treadles)
Stand and treadle kit fold flat. Loom fits into stand - no screws needed.
Strong frame with 2 shelves. Recommended for 4 harness loom. Lacquer
Stand for the 16 Harness Table Loom
Loom fits into stand - no screws needed. Strong frame with 2 shelves.
Suitable for 16 harness loom only. Lacquer finish.
2nd Back Beam Kit for Table Loom
2nd back roller and beam. Combine different fibers for perfect tension.
Plus Four Later (add on) Harnesses Kit for Table Loom
This kit contains an 8 harness castle to replace the 4 harness castle.
Stainless Steel Reeds for the Ashford Table Loom
(Specify 6, 8, 12 or 16 dent)
Ashford Tapestry Loom (Bench not included, see below for bench price)
Tapestry has been called painting with yarns. Weave your own pictures and rugs with
Ashford's remarkably simple tapestry loom.
A piece of furniture you can leave set up for your friends to admire. Warp up in minutes with the unique revolving frame.
Double your warp length with a continuous warp. Adjustable height.
Rake and leash rod holders. Unfinished.
Designed with your comfort and posture in mind. The bench
is made of solid Silver Beech hardwood and has four adjustable seat heights. Folding seat conceals roomy storage compartment.
Unfinished, comes with assembly instructions.
The four seat heights are: