Enhance your Cricket loom and expand your weaving options with the Schacht Cricket Quartet. This upgrade to the 15″ Cricket lets you weave with 4 shafts. Weave more complex patterns on the loom you already know and love. It’s simple, affordable, and exciting!
If you already have a 15″ Cricket loom, then all you need to order is the upgrade kit alone.
If you don’t have a loom yet, then order the complete package to get the loom, reed and upgrade kit.
Twill, waffle weave, bird’s eye, summer and winter, doubleweave—if you’ve ever looked at pattern books or weaving projects in magazines, you’ve seen these weave structures. They’re easy to weave on a Cricket Quartet because your loom does most of the work. Each shaft moves independently. Once you thread heddles on the 4 shafts, those warp threads will also move independently. To weave, you simply flip the Quartet’s levers up and down according to the pattern draft: some shafts go up and others stay down. Then you pass the shuttle through the shed and beat, just like rigid heddle weaving.
Warping the Cricket Quartet allows you to learn new skills or add to existing ones. You’ll warp the loom indirectly from a simple-to-read pattern draft. The thoughtful design of the Cricket Quartet provides the warping space you need in a compact package.
The Cricket with installed Quartet will easily fit in your car for workshops and classes. Your enhanced Cricket will still fit on the 15″ Cricket Stand.
Want to switch between rigid heddle and shaft weaving? You can easily install and remove the Cricket Quartet depending on the project you want to weave—enjoy the best of both worlds.
Take your weaving to a whole new level with the Cricket Quartet!
Looking for a varity of reeds for your upgrade kit? We’ve got those here.