Rigid heddle looms are smaller and much more portable than a floor loom, perfect for those who like to take their weaving with them, or who live in small houses or apartments. Too often overlooked as a child’s toy, rigid heddle looms can be a wonderful, inexpensive introduction to weaving – and yet can also grow with you and your weaving ability, allowing you to create wider and more intricate fabrics through the use of a second heddle.
There are many sizes and models to choose from, so to assist with the decision-making, we have a chart that puts all the facts together for at-a-glance comparison between brands and models.
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.
Simply bolt the loom to the stand, and adjust the angle of the loom. To remove the loom, just loosen the knobs, lift the loom out of the slots, and you’re ready to go. Older 10″ looms will need holes drilled to accept the top brace – stand instructions include a template for drilling holes.
At 5.5″ wider than the 10″ Cricket, the 15″ Cricket is still compact enough to take with you easily. The 15″ weaving width offers more flexibility in your choice of weaving projects. Uses the same reeds as the 15″ Flip folding rigid heddle loom. 18.5″ w x 18″ l x 6″ h. Weighs 5 pounds.