The Loom Exchange
Weaving & Spinning Equipment & Textile Books Bought & Sold UPDATED: Sunday 24 May 2020 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


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


Contact details etc. on Spinning Equipment page.

Advertised Since: Tuesday 03 March 2020

Schacht Tension Box

"features a mounting bracket that adjusts to fit all our floor looms (Wolf, Standard, or Schacht Cranbrook).  It should be compatible with other brands of floor looms too. Features include: two-sided sturdy construction with an 8-dent reed at the back, an adjustable tension knob, a heddle to make the cross, and a swiveling 12-dent reed at the front to adjust the feeding width of the warp"  (quote from the Schacht website) Collection from Oakland, Rutland.


Contact: Lucy Marsland
Tel: 01572 724 241
Advertised Since: Tuesday 05 November 2019

Extra Back Beam for Magic Dobby

Extra back beam for the Magic Dobby the width is 70cm

Collection from South London.


Contact: Vicky Cowin
Advertised Since: Thursday 30 May 2019

24 Loom Shafts

24 x loom shafts 14”W x 15.5H”. Surplus to requirements, would anybody like them? Buyer collects (Surrey) or pays for delivery.



free to good home

Contact: Carolyn Wallis
Tel: 01252 725 812
Advertised Since: Wednesday 29 May 2019

Various Inkle Looms For Sale

1.  Box style inkle loom with adjustable tension bar, can be used to make warp faced or balanced weave fabric up to 10 inches wide and approx 2mitre long. £45  (see top photo)

2. Large strongly constructed inkle loom with adjustable tension bar, beautifully made with repurposed oak.  Ideal for warp faced braid of approx. 2 metres.  £85  (bottom in photo 2)

3.  Medium inkle loom strongly constructed in cherrywood with adjustable tension bar, suitable for warp faced braid of approx. 2 metres.  £65. (top in photo 2) 

All these inkle looms are in Staffordshire.


Contact: Madeline Mahoney
Advertised Since: Monday 15 October 2018


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

Display stand and drapes

used for exhibition at craft fairs.  Flexible 6' to 16'6" long and 6' deep.  Powder coated steel construction.  Collection from Herts.


Contact: Elissa Dereford
Tel: 01442 871485 (Herts)
Advertised Since: Friday 25 November 2011

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

Tablet Weaving Cards

Ten tablet weaving cards for sale


Contact: Anne Thomas
Tel: 0208 579 3229 (London)
Advertised Since: Monday 31 October 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