Used Equipment

Places for weavers and spinners to barter, list and find used looms, spinning wheels, tools, equipment and yarns

Countermarche Loom

Used Looms, Spinning Wheels, Carders and Weaving Tools

Countermarche Loom
Countermarche Loom

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

Rigid Heddle Weaving Books
The Weaver’s Idea Book: Creative Cloth on a Rigid Heddle Loom
Handwoven Home: Weaving Techniques, Tips, and Projects for the Rigid-Heddle Loom
Color & Texture for the Rigid Heddle Loom: A Study in Yarn Selection for Weavers
Weaving Made Easy Revised and Updated: 17 Projects Using a Rigid-Heddle Loom
Weave•Knit•Wear: Simply Fabulous Clothing and Accessories for Rigid Heddle (and Other) Weavers

Hand Weaving Books
Weaving on a Little Loom (Everything you need to know to get started with weaving, includes 5 simple projects

The Key to Weaving: A Textbook of Hand Weaving for the Beginning Weaver
The Weaver’s Companion (The Companion Series)
Learning to Weave
The Big Book of Weaving: Handweaving in the Swedish Tradition: Techniques, Patterns, Designs and Materials
The Handweaver’s Pattern Directory
A Weaver’s Book of 8-Shaft Patterns: From the Friends of Handwoven
Krokbragd: How to Design & Weave
Doubleweave: On Four to Eight Shafts
Double Weave: Theory and Practice<
Magic of Doubleweave: The Best of Weaver’s (Best of Weaver’s series)
Weaving In the Arts: Widening the Learning Circle
DIY Woven Art: Inspiration and Instruction for Handmade Wall Hangings, Rugs, Pillows and More!
>On the Loom: A Modern Weaver’s Guide


Author: Paivi Suomi

I've had an interest in weaving, looms, yarns and textiles since I was a small child. I learned to knit, crochet, sew, do needlepoint at my mother's knee. My grandmother was a Saami from northern Norway. I am very interested in studying more about traditional Saami and Finnish style weaving and handicrafts. Paivi Suomi