Rigid Heddle Loom
This affordable and portable rigid heddle loom is quick and easy to use. Everything is included in the kit. Quick and easy to assemble and warp.The rigid heddle is a great introduction to hand weaving but is also very versatile. Create beautiful and unique garments and home ware. With colour and texture weave unique fabrics or with pick - up sticks create beautiful designs. The loom can also make woven tapestries and wall hangings. Made from Silver Beech hardwood the loom is very strong and robust. The option of a second heddle kit for multishaft weaving gives extra versatility to this loom. Four great weaving widths 40, 60, 80 and 120cm (16, 24, 32 and 48 ins).
- affordable and versatile
- quick and easy to warp and weave
- double heddle option
- 4 widths
- 6 reed options
Available in four weaving widths 40, 60, 80 and 120cm (16, 24, 32, 48 ins). Also available are 2.5, 5, 7.5, 10, 12.5 and 15dpi (10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60/10cm) reeds so you can weave fine to textured yarns.
Second Heddle Option
All standard rigid heddle looms (RH400, RH600, RH800 and RH1200) will come with the second heddle sideposts included.
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".
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')
RHWP - Rigid Heddle Warping Pegs - set of 14, contact us for your pricing.