Ashford Rigid Heddle Loom
This affordable, portable and versatile rigid heddle loom is quick and easy to use and simple to assemble. Everything is included in the kit – just add yarn! Create beautiful unique garments and homewares with colour and texture using any yarns. Or weave beautiful textured patterns using pickup sticks. The loom can also be used for woven tapestries and wall hangings. Made from Silver Beech hardwood the loom is very strong and robust. The built-in second heddle option allows for double width, layer or density weaving as well as additional patterns. Four great weaving widths 40, 60, 80 and 120cm (16, 24, 32 and 48 ins).
- Natural timber finish
- Affordable and versatile
- Quick and easy to warp and weave
- Built-in second heddle option
- Built-in indirect warping option (pegs not included)
- 4 widths
Loom comes with the following:
|rh400 - 40cm (16")
rh600 - 60cm (24")
rh800 - 80cm (32")
rh1200 - 120cm (48")
|- 7.5dpi (30/10cm) reed
- 2 x natural shuttles:
• rh400: 46cm (18")
• rh600: 56cm (22")
• rh800: 56cm (22") and 76cm (30")
• rh1200: 120cm (48")
- threading hook
- warping peg and clamp
- step-by-step instruction booklet
- second heddle option side posts
- 10 x warping sticks (cardboard)
- holes drilled in the bottom of the rails allowing you to use your loom as a warping frame for the indirect warping method
More About Ashford Wheels & Looms
In 1934 Walter Ashford founded Ashford Handicrafts Ltd, a company that has become a world leader in the manufacture of quality spinning wheels, weaving looms and textile equipment.
Today we, together with our loyal team, have produced over 800,000 wheels and looms.
We use only the finest native New Zealand Silver Beech hardwood, sourced from sustainably-managed forests with Forest Stewardship Council approval.
Our wheels, looms and carders are the result of more than 80 years’ experience, customer feedback, research and development. Available in natural wood or finished with eco-friendly water-based lacquer. They are designed to be simple, easy to assemble and finish and fun to use.
At our woollen mill in Milton, New Zealand, we source and process high quality fleeces and fibres.
Experience the joy and pleasure of creating your own unique yarns, fabric, garments and homeware using our wheels, carders, looms, fibres and yarns. Relax knowing your crafts are sustainable, renewable and environmentally-friendly.
We invite you to join our family of textile artists around the world.