Ashford 8 shaft loom
Ashford weaving looms are versatile, functional and affordable. They come in kit form with very clear instructions ready for you to assemble.
With 8 shafts, you can weave more complex patterns, allowing you to create sumptuous looking fabrics that money can't buy.
The 41 cm (16 inch) Ashford 8 shaft loom is the smallest of the shaft looms. It is small enough to be used to sample and experiment and to carry with you. The width allows you to weave scarves, table runners, placements, cushions, bags, narrow widths of fabric and even your own braid to embellish your handwoven items. with the 8 shafts you can doubleweave, triple weave and more, allowing you to produce wider fabric.
The wider 61 cm (24 inch) loom allows for weaving clothing including skirt widths, wraps, towels, throw rugs and much more.
The 80 cm (32 inch) loom is the widest and most versatile of the Ashford range. Not only can weave the narrow fabrics, you have the option of creating your own wider fabrics that can be used for dresses, suits, throw rugs, curtains, bath towels.
You can start out small and then purchase a stand, treadles, a bench and a double back beam later.
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