Schacht Inkle Loom

Schacht Inkle Loom

from 110.00

The Inkle Loom is great for weaving belts and bands.

Inkle looms are great for start-up weaving programs because they require little additional equipment, are easy to use and understand, and are easily stored.

Our Inkle loom is built with years of heavy use in mind. It has one open side for ease of warping. The tension bar has an easy grip knob for adjusting the warp tension during weaving. Warps can be up to 4.5″ wide and 8.5′ long.

Loom is made of hard maple and left unfinished.  Dimensions 7" x 9 1/2" x 31"

Belt Shuttle has one beveled edge which is great for both holding yarn and for beating the weft.  Need one for each different color you wish to weave.

SAVE:  Order the Inkle Loom with Instruction.  Includes loom, shuttle, The Weaver's Inkle Pattern Directory by Anne Dixon.  Inkle Weaving A to Z, the Basics & Beyond by Janet Patrick.

Loom will ship direct from Schacht Spindle.  Allow 2-3 weeks for shipping. 

Last day to order for Christmas Delivery within continental U.S. - Nov 30

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The Weaver's Inkle Pattern Directory:  Over 400 inkle loom patterns.

From expert weaver Anne Dixon comes The Weaver's Inkle Pattern Directory, the ultimate resource for inkle weavers. Inkle weaving is a simple technique that offers ample opportunity for experimentation to beginners and experienced weavers. This book is the most comprehensive tool available to inkle 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 neckpieces.

Inkle Weaving A to Z: The basics and Beyond DVD

2 hour workshop with Jane Patrick.  Inkle weaving is portable, versatile, and fun for weavers of any age or experience level. With these clever little weaving looms, you can weave bands (inkle, after all, means "band") with simple patterns or complex ethnic designs, or make novelty trims for clothing, accessories, and home décor.

In this video, Jane Patrick teaches the basics and explains the imaginative possibilities of inkle weaving:  Warping, Weaving on the inkle loom.  Basic inkle-weaving patterns.  Reading and designing inkle drafts.  Pick the right yarns for your project and more ideas for inkle pattering.