Cricket Loom Classes
Weaving’s Easy with the Cricket Loom
The Schacht Cricket Loom is compact, capable, and cute! Available in 10″ and 15″ weaving widths, the Cricket Loom allows plenty of room to make a variety of projects without sacrificing portability. Designed with kids in mind, the Cricket loom is finding aficionados among adults as well.
The Cricket Loom is made of high-quality apple ply and hard maple and is left unfinished. Each Cricket comes with everything you need to get started weaving: an 8-dent rigid heddle reed, threading hook, warping peg, table clamps, two shuttles, and two balls of yarn. Additional #5-, 10- and 12-dent reeds are also available. A superb value for a great little loom.
10″ Weaving Width- $175.
At only 11″ x 18″ x 6″ and just under four pounds, it’s easy to take along. The 10″ weaving width gives plenty of room to make a variety of projects without sacrificing portability. It’s an ideal size for a new weaver of any age. As of April 2010, the Cricket has been redesigned with the ratchet gear and dog on the outside of the loom to make it even easier to adjust tension. Additional 10″ cricket shuttles and 10″ cricket pick-up sticks are available.
15″ Weaving Width- $195.
At 5.5″ wider than the 10″ Cricket, the 15″ Cricket is still compact enough to take with you easily. The 15″ weaving width offers more flexibility in your choice of weaving projects. Uses the same reeds as the 15″ Flip folding rigid heddle loom. Additional 15″ cricket shuttles and 15″ cricket pick-up sticks are available.
The Cricket Floor Stand-
10″ stand- $138-
15″ stand- $138.
The Cricket Floor Stand makes it easier than ever to use your Cricket Loom. It’s simple to put your Cricket on the stand and adjust the angle. It’s quick to just lift out the loom when you want to take your Cricket out on the town.
The Cricket Floor Stand is made of the same high-quality apple ply as the Cricket, and is left unfinished. Available in 10” and 15” widths.
Take your Cricket Loom with you in a bright, sturdy Cricket Bag. The Cricket fits comfortably into the bag with room for other weaving necessities. An outside pocket provides a place for additional accessories. The Cricket Bag is hand woven and sewn for Schacht in Guatemala by Mayan Hands cooperative. Purchase of the Cricket Bag helps sustain weavers and their families.
Variable Dent Reeds
Mix and match dents to create fabrics of different densities as well as using thick and thin yarns in the same project.
Also available for the Cricket Loom: 5, 10, and 12-dent rigid heddle reeds, Cricket pick-up sticks.