Ashford Rigid Heddle Looms

Ashford Rigid Heddle Looms

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This affordable and portable rigid heddle loom is quick and easy to use. Now comes with the 2nd heddle block set built in!! Having a second heddle allows you the flexibility to weave double width, double layer, double density fabrics as well as allowing you to do exciting patterns and techniques... Read More

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Type: Table Looms

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10/13/2019
Susan
United States United States
I recommend this product

Highly recommended!

This is a great loom--big enough to do all sorts of projects, small enough to work on in my not-so-big home and take on longer trips. Paradise Fibers provides great information and advice and ships very promptly. Thanks again!

RS
10/09/2019
Rosemary S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Ashford heddle loom

I Love the Ashford Loom !!!

Rosemary S. verified customer review of Ashford Rigid Heddle Looms
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09/24/2019
Loretta Nussbacher
I recommend this product

Love the looms and the stands are very beneficial

I have 3 Ashford RH looms and I love them. That being said, the stands made things easier and more comfortable with the exception of double heddle weaving. The Handi Handles are a major help, especially if you put some velcro on them to hold them in place better. Thanks so much to Brietta and all the staff at Paradise for all their help with EVERYTHING. Weave on. Loretta

SB
08/29/2019
Susie B.
United States United States

Love my loom!

Love my loom!

C
08/22/2019
Catherine

Happy With My Ashford

Great experience. Fast delivery. Easy to set up and I was able to start my first project quickly. Love my Ashford Loom.

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Product Details

This affordable and portable rigid heddle loom is quick and easy to use. Now comes with the 2nd heddle block set built in!! Having a second heddle allows you the flexibility to weave double width, double layer, double density fabrics as well as allowing you to do exciting patterns and techniques like "Theo Moorman". 

Everything is included in the kit.  It is quick to assemble and easy warp.  The rigid heddle is a great introduction to hand weaving and it is also very versatile.  You will be creating beautiful and unique garments and home decor items in no time!  You will be creating amazing designs with different colored and textured yarns or you can use pick-up sticks to create beautiful designs.  This loom is perfect to make woven tapestries and wall hangings.  Made from Silver Beech hardwood the loom is very strong and robust.  This loom has the option of a second heddle kit for multishaft weaving providing extra versatility as you grow in your weaving skills.  Four great weaving widths 40, 60, 80 and 120cm (16, 24, 32 and 48 ins).

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

There are also 2.5, 5, 7.5, 10 and 12.5 dpi (10, 20, 30, 40 and 50/10cm) reeds available so you can weave everything from fine to textured yarns.

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.


 

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')

We carry the Stands for these looms as well as suitable reeds. 

specifications

RH400 - 40cm (16")
RH600 - 60cm (24")
RH800 - 80cm (32")
RH1200 - 120cm (48")
RH400 - 3.1kg (7lb)
required

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.

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