The Loom Exchange
Weaving & Spinning Equipment & Textile Books Bought & Sold UPDATED: Tuesday 25 January 2022 at 09:30






Is there something you would like to advertise here?  Courses, services, textile holidays..... if  you think this is the place for your advert, contact  or phone 01730 817191 to discuss.

Advertised Since: Saturday 11 February 2012

The Loom Wizard

Having trouble setting up your loom?  In a muddle with warping?

See details of The Loom Wizard  on the Floor Loom page of this website.


Advertised Since: Sunday 14 April 2013


Various yarns. Some Axminster rug yarn and also wool yarn mostly 2/17 ,2/11.5 and 1/11.5.  Pick up from Deptford SE London. 

£50 for the lot

Contact: Vicky Cowin
Advertised Since: Friday 21 January 2022


Glimakra Warping Mill
Height 185cm
Width 90cm without pegs
(add 16cm with pegs)

It is missing one peg (it now has 5) but is otherwise in great condition, it is a solid piece of equipment and works smoothly.

Collection only from Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Please call if you'd like to ask me any questions, viewing is welcome.



Contact: Sarah Langlands
Tel: 07986 774 359
Advertised Since: Saturday 08 January 2022


18” peg loom, three rows of pegs, brand new

Small box loom with 8” Ashford rigid heddle, 5 epi

One 8” rigid heddle, 7 epi

4 metal rigid heddles, 15”, 12 epi

Shuttle for rug weaving, 19”

2 stick shuttles, 21”

2 boat shuttles, pins missing

Tapestry frame, 8” wide, length adjustable up to 23”

4 x 24” struts for tapestry frame from Handweavers Studio

Assorted yarns, mostly rug wool, suitable for tapestry, min. 1.5 kilo

To be collected from Sussex


£50 ono

Contact: Jenny Webb
Tel: 01243 776364, or 077 888 51557
Advertised Since: Monday 22 November 2021

Rice Skein Holder

Rice or squirrel cage skein holder.  £ 25.  collection from SIDCUP. DA 14


Contact: Joy Downes
Tel: 0208 309 7225
Advertised Since: Monday 22 November 2021

Warping equipment, reeds etc.

Ashford lazy Kate yarn holder
Various reeds .
External sizes shown are approx and includes bars and ends
715mm x 115mm. 12 dent old needs clean up (open to offer)
422mm x 100mm. 6 dent new unused £35
Collection of items only please - I am very near Winchester.

Contact: Jan James
Tel: 07957 066 117
Advertised Since: Wednesday 10 June 2020


Approx 12 Kilos weight of specialist  very varied natural fibre yarns, some dyed, hand spun, home grown and some ‘normal’ with vast collection of knitting needles, ideal for creative, artistic knitter. Collection only from Hertfordshire.


Contact: Elissa Dereford
Tel: 01442 871 485
Advertised Since: Sunday 09 February 2020


Pair of beautiful wooden child size shoe lasts (vintage).  Size 7 imprinted on them.  Suitable for felt making - or just beautiful objects!   

£38 (includes postage)

Contact: The Loom Exchange
Tel: 01730 817191
Advertised Since: Sunday 26 November 2017

Thread Cutter Pendant (New)

This Clover thread cutter is so handy - wear it as a pendant and forget about where you put your scissors!  Looks attractive worn as a pendant and comes in either "antique silver" or "antique gold"  An ideal gift for any textile worker.  

£7 includes p&p within UK

Contact: The Loom Exchange
Tel: 01730 817191
Advertised Since: Saturday 31 December 2011

Sett Charts

These charts enable you to adapt the reed you have to the sett you want! - a great help to those weavers who only possess one or two reeds.

25p plus large s.a.e.

Contact: The Loom Exchange
Tel: 01730 817191
Advertised Since: Saturday 31 December 2011

Repairs and Construction

Here are some contact details you may find useful if you need parts or repairs to looms or spinning wheels: Ted White  also  Woodland Turnery make and repair wheels and make new bobbins etc.  Here's the address of their site  Harris Looms (Emmerich Berlou) 01233 622684.  Stansfields Loom Builders  tel: 01484 531967     If you know of a maker or repairer please send the details to The Loom Exchange via

Advertised Since: Monday 23 January 2012