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Have you been wanting to get in on the fun of Inkle Weaving? For warp-faced braids and bands, this loom is the best! Ashford's New design makes easier and more fun that ever to make beautifully patterned straps and bands. Where the old model could be loose and awkward when weaving - you really needed a third hand - this new design allows the tension to be gradually adjusted as needed to keep your warp taut and easy to work through. A HUGE improvement!
The Inkle loom is designed to create long, very strong braids. Inkle bands are strong and useful braids. The warp tension can be adjusted with the adjustable tension peg. Compact size for portability and easy storage. Belt shuttle and clamp included.
Create colorful belts, tassels, bracelets, chokers, dog leashes, ties, guitar straps, shoe laces or trims for weaving. You can sew them together and make bags, placemats, cushion covers and much more. Weave intricate patterns and embellish with different types of yarns, beads and colours.
The Inkle Loom produces a warp-faced band in which the warp completely covers the weft. Choose from the two very portable looms.
Standard Inkle Loom (large) measures 25 1/2" Long X 11 1/4" High X 6 3/4" Deep - Warp length of 110" (2.8m).
Inklette Loom - A smaller and more portable version of the Ashford Inkle loom, this is a small, lightweight inkle loom for making belts, bracelets, ties, straps and trims. It measures 14.5" Long X 7 1/4" High X 4 1/2" Deep and weighs 1 lb. 2 oz. Maximum warp length: 72"; width: 2". Wood is unfinished New Zealand Silver Beech and strongly constructed for durability. Instructions and 1 belt shuttle included. Last picture shows their full size Inkle Loom next to the Inklette Loom. Warp Length of 72" (1.8 meters)
Both sizes are GREAT for making warp-faced braids and bands
-strong design for high tension warps
-The warp tension can be adjusted with the adjusting block.
-Compact size for portability and easy storage. Instructions (How to weave on an Inkle Loom) and Belt shuttle included.
Order weaving cards, book and/or DVD with your Inkle or Inklette Loom.
Card Weaving is a big part of Inkle Weaving. Schacht cards are offered in a loom/card combo in drop-down box at upper right - OR a loom & DVD combo. If you're looking to add different cards to your Inkle projects, there are several brands and sizes of inexpensive weaving card sets here:
INKLE PATTERN DIRECTORY BOOK. Ann Dixon. Don't be intimidated by those gorgeous, intricate patterns you've been seeing and want to make! The ULTIMATE Resource for Inkle Weavers! This book will provide years of enjoyment, adding over 400 warp-faced weaving patterns for you to weave on your Inkle loom. Inkle weaving is a simple technique that offers ample opportunity for experimentation by beginners and experienced weavers. This book is well constructed and without a doubt, the most comprehensive tool available to weavers. Inside, you'll find: * an overview of inkle weaving's history and traditions; * instructions for loom set-up and simple techniques; * an astonishing 400+ woven patterns; * illustrated samples and charts.This incomparable guide offers tips, tricks, and techniques to weave traditional and modern patterns and introduces a bounty of innovative new designs as well. Inkles created from these patterns can be used for a variety of projects, ranging from belts and braces to trims and neck pieces. 176 pages, spiral bound. $25.99 and ships free if ordered with loom. Pictured in last photo.
Also inexpensive books on weaving with cards here:
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