Equipment

Spinning

New Ashford Traditional Spinning Wheel

Flat Packed – £501 plus postage and packing to UK mainland address.

Assembled for an additional £25 (collect only)

Ashford Spinning Wheel Essentials

Fibres

Bobbins

Lazy Kate

Niddy Noddy

Carders

Hilltop Spinning and Weaving Centre is an agent of the Ashford equipment range, based in New Zealand.

Spinning Wheel Maintenance Kit

For more information on spinning wheels or parts please contact me.

For a full range of products and tutorials visit www.ashford.co.nz.

Drop Spindle

An inexpensive way to learn spinning techniques

Drop Spindle Kit includes: Basic Drop Spindle, Instructions and Wool Fibres£19 plus postage and packing to UK mainland address.


Weaving

Knitters Loom

The Knitters Loom comes assembled, complete with bag. The Loom can be folded whilst woven fabric is on it and placed in the bag.

Included in the kit:

  • Instruction booklet
  • 2 x shuttles
  • Warping peg
  • 2 x clamps
  • 7.5 dpi reed
  • Threading hook with second heddle option

Prices for Knitters Loom Combo with bag:

  • Width 30cm (12″) – £237 plus postage and packing to UK mainland address.
  • Width 50cm (20″) – £271 plus postage and packing to UK mainland address.
  • Width 70cm (28″) – £322 plus postage and packing to UK mainland address.

Optional Accessories

  • Loom stand
  • Extra reeds for different thicknesses of warp yarn denoted by dpi (dents per inch) 2.5 – 5 – 10 – 12.5 and 15 dpi.
  • Varident reed to use different thicknesses of warp yarn in sections across warp
  • Warp and weft yarns
  • Different lengths of shuttle for taking the weft yarn from each side of loom
  • Ashford Knitters Loom Book

Inkle Loom

The Inkle Loom produces narrow bands of 10cm (4″) weaving, with a maximum length 280cm (110″), which can be pattern-woven using colourful warp yarns. Ideal for camera straps, guitar straps, belts, hanging indoor hanging baskets or narrow pieces of artwork.

Delivered flat pack, requiring assembly.

Included in Kit:

  • Belt Shuttle
  • Clamp
  • Instruction booklet

Price £82 plus postage and packing to UK mainland address

Optional accessories:

  • Shuttle
  • Weaving needle
  • Pick-up stick
  • Yarn

Inklette Loom

The Inklette Loom produces narrow bands of 10cm (4″) weaving, with a maximum length 180cm (72″), which can be pattern-woven using colourful warp yarns. Ideal for camera straps, guitar straps, belts, hanging indoor hanging baskets or narrow pieces of artwork.

Delivered flat pack, requiring assembly.

Included in Kit:

  • Stick Shuttle 15cm (6″)
  • Instruction booklet

Price £50 plus postage and packing to UK mainland address

Optional accessories:

  • Shuttle
  • Weaving needle
  • Pick-up stick
  • Yarn

Weaving Frames

Ideal for beginners to use as a sample for weaving on larger looms, weaving thick, thin and fancy yarns to create woven pictures from your own design, or creating a small amount of fabric to create cards. Weave, play and have fun learning.

Delivered flat pack ready for easy assembly.

Small 35cm x 25cm/13¾” x 9¾” – £34.00 plus postage and packing to UK mainland address

Large 70cm x 50cm/27½” x19¾” – £42.00 plus postage and packing to UK mainland address

Optional accessories:

  • Shuttles
  • Weaving needle
  • Pick-up stick
  • Yarns
  • Fibres
  • Beads
  • Dried natural flowers
  • Wheat heads
  • Feathers