Rigid heddle loom
Relax and enjoy creating unique fabric with our most popular, affordable & versatile loom... just add yarn!
The Ashford rigid heddle loom is extremely popular, affordable, portable and versatile. It is easy to use and simple to assemble. Just add yarn to start creating beautiful garments and homewares with colour and texture or weave beautiful textured patterns using pick-up sticks. The loom can also be used for woven tapestries and wall hangings. The built-in second heddle option allows for double width, layer or density weaving as well as lots of additional patterns. Additional reeds available are 2.5, 5, 7.5, 10, 12.5 and 15dpi (10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60/10cm) so you can weave very fine to thick textured yarns.
Made from Silver Beech hardwood the loom is very strong and robust. It is available in a choice of four weaving widths 40, 60, 80 and 120cm (16, 24, 32 and 48 ins).
- Affordable and versatile
- Quick and easy to warp and weave
- Lightweight and portable
- Built-in second heddle option (just add another reed)
- Built-in indirect warping frame option (pegs required)
- Available in 4 widths
- Optional floor stands available
Articles in our blog show how easy it is to weave colour & weave patterns on a rigid heddle loom lke the log cabin scarf shown below.
Loom differences explained...
I am often asked to explain the difference between the Ashford knitters loom and the Ashford rigid heddle loom. They are in fact BOTH rigid heddle looms! The differences are explained below.
The knitters loom folds, comes lacquered, is pre-assembled and has a fitted carry bag. Choose from 3 weaving widths 30cm, 50cm, 70cm.
- The rigid heddle loom does not fold and requires assembly and optional waxing. Available in 4 weaving widths 40cm, 60cm, 80cm & 120cm.
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