The Cricket Loom is a compact and capable entry level loom! Super easy to set-up and use, you will be weaving in no time! The Cricket is available in a 10" or 15" weaving widths and is made of unfinished high-quality apple ply and hard maple. Each Cricket comes with an 8-dent reed, threading hook, warping peg, table clamps, two shuttles, and two balls of wool yarn for your first project and an instruction guide.
5.5-dent, 10-dent, & 12-dent reeds are available for both widths.
10" Weaving Width
Dimensions: 13" wide × 18" long × 6" high
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.
15" Weaving Width
Dimensions: 18.5" wide x 18" long x 6" high
At 5.5" wider than the 10" Cricket, the 15" Cricket is still compact enough to take with you easily, but the 15" weaving width offers more flexibility in your choice of weaving projects.
Note: PDF pattern is delivered electronically. Download instructions will be emailed to you at purchase.
Leaving a fond and familiar place, whether in travel or in life, can many times be bittersweet. This shawl’s design was inspired by the lasting memories we carry with us, and the anticipation of new and exciting adventures that await us down the road.
64" wingspan x 24" deep at center
Lang Asia (70% Silk, 30% Yak; 145m / 50g)
2 balls each in color 70 (color A)
and color 48 (color B)
18 sts x 30 rows = 4" x 4" in stockinette stitch, after blocking.
32" US 5 (3.75mm) needles
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
Tapestry needle, blocking wires (optional)
100% American Targhee Wool
50 g / 145 yds
Gauge: 5.25 - 6 sts = 1" on US 5 (3.75mm) - US 7 (4.5mm) needles
Care: Hand wash, lay flat to dry
This soft and chunky merino wool yarn is perfect for quick projects - one ball is enough for a beanie or a cowl, 3 for a long scarf or shawl and 6-7 for a sweater or a cardigan. One ball knits up in just a few hours!
100% Merino Wool
150 g / 74 yds
Recommended needle size: US 15 (10 mm), US 19 (15 mm), or US 36 (20 mm)
Care: dry clean or hand wash in cold water, lay flat to dry