Looking for a Weaving Loom?
Have you been looking for a new weaving loom for sale? Here at The Good Yarn, you will find our quality range of Ashford Weaving Looms, accessories, spare parts and threads.
If you're not quite sure which weaving loom to choose, we have a wonderful blog post that will explain all the different types of weavings looms made by Ashford. You can read it here.
We stock the super popular Rigid Heddle Loom, Table Looms
and Knitters Looms, right through to the easy to learn SampleIt Loom
, you can find them in our wholly Australian owned and operated online store. Therefore, if you are looking to upgrade, restore an old loom or just have fun with some new projects, you can find it all here.
Rigid Heddle Looms
A rigid heddle weaving loom is a simple, portable device used to create woven fabric. It features a fixed frame, with a heddle – a bar with slots – that lifts and lowers warp threads. Weavers pass a shuttle through, creating patterns. It's user-friendly for beginners yet capable of intricate designs.
Multishaft Table Looms
A multishaft weaving loom
, also known as a table loom is a wonderful loom for crafting intricate textiles. It features multiple shafts, each controlling a distinct sets of warp threads. A weaver operates these shafts using foot pedals or levers to create complex patterns, allowing for diverse and detailed fabric designs with precision and skill.
Tapestry Weaving looms
The Ashford tapestry weaving loom
is the perfect loom for creating rich, pictorial tapestries. It has a sturdy frame where warp threads are stretched vertically. Weavers hand-manipulate weft threads, building images and designs through manual techniques like interlocking, blending, and shading. Ideal for artistic expression and storytelling in fabric form.
Looking for Weaving Threads?
We have an amazing range of both unmercerised
and mercerised threads
, in bright, beautiful colours. Our range of looms includes the incredibly popular Rigid Heddle Loom, along with the easy to use SampleIt Loom. But, don’t forget our multishaft looms. If its reeds or shuttles, you can also find them here.
What is the best Weaving Loom for Beginners?
Learning to weave with a complete weaving kit
provides beginner weavers the perfect amount of guidance. It includes all the necessary weaving tools, supplies and materials to get you started. Leaving you to enjoy the process as you learn to weave and enabling gradual skill development. It has long been noted that the best weaving loom for beginners is the Ashford SampleIt
Loom. The Sampleit weaving looms
are inexpensive, compact and appealing without foregoing function. They are ideal for both beginners and experienced weavers just the same. No matter if you are learning to weave for the very first time or wanting to learn new techniques, this easy to use loom
is fun and and a great way to try new things. Just add yarn!
Learning to Weave?
Weaving is a popular method of textile production in which two distinct sets of yarns
are interlaced at right angles to form a fabric or cloth. Weaving has been dated back as early as 27,000 years ago. And over that time, so much has changed, but also much has stayed the same.
Read more weaving blog posts from The Good Yarn