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Used Weaving Looms and Equipment

Here are some places to find used looms, spinning wheels, skein winders and other weaving and handspinning tools.
skein winder

Apple Hollow Farm
Apple Hollow has an interesting collection of antique wheels and looms.

Fiber Equipment and Barter Page
A good barter/swap/trade site if you are looking for used looms, wheels or yarns.

Fiber Art
A site for on-line auctions and classified listings of fiber art related items.

Homestead Weaving Studio
Homestead Weaving Studio has a nice selection of gently used looms, carders and other supplies for the weaver or spinner.

Opalessence – Used Weaving/Spinning Equipment
Opalessence has a good selection of used looms and spinning wheels.

Spinners’ and Weavers’ Housecleaning Pages
A page devoted to the resale of gently used spinning, weaving and handknitting equipment, yarns and fibres.

The Loom Exchange
Some wonderful finds for used looms and equipment in the UK.

Weavers Friend
Janet Meany has an excellent resource library of manuals for historic looms.

Weavers Guild of Boston
The Weavers Guild of Boston lists used looms and other equipment in their classifieds section.

Weaving Information

Handweaving Books: Beginner Weaving

Weaving for Beginners: An Illustrated Guide (Peggy Osterkamp’s New Guide to Weaving Series)
Provides beginners with the information they need to weave in a clear and enjoyable step-by-step way.
UK: Weaving for Beginners

The Handweaver’s Pattern Directory
Introduction to the tools, equipment, fibers, and yarns used with four-shaft looms, this reference features patterns for 600 different weaves, including twill, zigzag, diamond, herringbone, and block
UK: Handweavers Pattern Directory

The Weaver’s Book of 8-Shaft Patterns
A thousand different patterns on more than 25 weave structures.
UK: 8 Shaft Patterns

EBay Watch – Weaving Looms


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This page last edited on August 21, 2016


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