Ashford Rigid Heddle Looms

Ashford Rigid Heddle Looms

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Ashford

RH400

The affordable and portable Ashford Rigid Heddle Loom is a quick to assemble, easy to warp loom perfect for beginner weavers. The built in 2nd heddle block set allows for the flexibility of multi-shaft weaving to weave double width, layer, and density fabrics. This solid and versatile loom has 4 optional widths... Read More

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Paradise Fibers Ashford Rigid Heddle Looms Review
05/19/2020
I recommend this product

Loom

Awesome love it. Really easy to assemble

HH
Holly H.
United States United States
Paradise Fibers Ashford Rigid Heddle Looms Review
04/14/2020
I recommend this product

Great purchase

Smooth prompt shipping from New Zealand, great quality product, easy to assemble, works beautifully!

TA
Thomas A.
United States United States
Paradise Fibers Ashford Rigid Heddle Looms Review
03/04/2020

Gorgeous, Sturdy Loom

I love my Ashford 48" rigid heddle loom! It is large - keep in mind you'll need 48" for the loom and 48" on either side to pass the shuttle through. Luckily I have a room I can dedicate to weaving. I had some issues with two of the pawls not wanting to move over the pins so I would need a tool to move it over. Now that I have been weaving for a few weeks, the issue has seemed to resolve itself. It is sturdy and beautiful and I'm happy I bought the 48"!

RC
Rebecca C.
United States United States
Paradise Fibers Ashford Rigid Heddle Looms Review
12/31/2019

Ashford rigid heddle loom

So far so good!

EC
Elisabeth C.
United States United States
Paradise Fibers Ashford Rigid Heddle Looms Review
12/24/2019

Beautiful loom for reasonable price

I am an absolute beginner but usually adept at picking up new craft hobbies. I had been researching online before investing. Loom is beautiful and was fairly easy to assemble and set up. Have started a project already and am making some mistakes but learning from them. Picked Paradise Fibers for their price incentives and discounts.

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Lynn S.
United States United States
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Product Details

The affordable and portable Ashford Rigid Heddle Loom is a quick to assemble, easy to warp loom perfect for beginner weavers. The built in 2nd heddle block set allows for the flexibility of multi-shaft weaving to weave double width, layer, and density fabrics. This solid and versatile loom has 4 optional widths (40, 60, 80 and 120cm), to create exceptional garments, woven tapestries, wall hangings, and more. You will be creating beautiful and unique designs in no time, using exciting patterns and techniques like "Theo Moorman". 

CURRENTLY ON BACKORDER AT ASHFORD WITH ESTIMATE SHIPPING DATE OF 06/17/2020

RH600 24" Rigid Heddle Loom

 

   

Benefits:

  • affordable & versatile
  • quick & easy to warp & weave
  • portable
  • double heddle option
  • 4 widths

Get your Ashford Rigid Heddle Loom Stand HERE.

Get your Ashford Rigid Heddle TABLE Loom Stand HERE.

Find your additional Reeds HERE to weave with various weights and textures of yarns to get unique and extravagant woven masterpieces.

  • Additional Reed sizes available: 2.5, 5, 7.5, 10 and 12.5 dpi (10, 20, 30, 40 and 50/10cm) 

     

Product details:

Material: Silver Beech hardwood

Weight: RH400 - 3.1kg (7lb)

Assembly: required

Finish: natural

Weaving widths available: 40, 60, 80 and 120cm (16, 24, 32 and 48 ins).

Included accessories : 

  • reed nylon 7.5dpi (30/10cm) 
  • 2 x natural shuttles:
      • RH400 - 36cm (14")
      • RH600 - 56cm (22")
      • RH800 - 56cm (22") and 76cm (30")
      • RH1200 - 76cm (30"),
  • 2nd heddle Block Kit
  • step by step instruction booklet
  • threading hook
  • warping peg and clamp.

The approximate maximum warp lengths for each size loom are:

  • RH400 - Rigid Heddle 40cm (16") -  4.7m (15.5')
  • RH600 - Rigid Heddle 60cm (24") - 6.7m (22')
  • RH800 - Rigid Heddle 80cm (32") - 8.7m (28.5')
  • RH1200 - Rigid Heddle 120cm (48") - 12.7m (41.5')

 

 

Indirect Warping Option
All standard rigid heddle looms will have holes drilled in the bottom of the rails so you can use your loom as a warping frame for the indirect warping method.

You can purchase a set of RHWP - Rigid Heddle Warping Pegs if you wish to use your loom in this way.  There are 14 pegs included in the set, this will allow you to choose a variety of warp lengths. 

Some benefits of indirect warping are the flexibility to use one thread of one colour, it saves space, even warp lengths, better tension control.