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Band Weaving

Ashford Inkle Loom Ashford Inkle Loom
£82.00
2 in stock
An inkle loom is designed for weaving long narrow items such as braids, straps, belts, wristbands and edging trims. The Ashford inkle loom is a table-top model with a maximum weaving width of 10 cm (4”) and can take a warp as long as 3.5 m (11’5”). The mini version, the “Inklette”, is ultra-portable, weighing a little over half a kilo, with a weaving width of 5 cm (2”) and a weaving length of 1.8…
Ashford Inklette loom Ashford Inklette loom
£49.75
3 in stock
The mini version, the “Inklette”, is ultra-portable, weighing a little over half a kilo, with a weaving width of 5 cm (2”) and a weaving length of 1.8 m (72”)
Band knife Band knife
£14.00
2 in stock
Band weaving kit small Band weaving kit small
£30.00
3 in stock
A complete kit for the beginner, or anyone wishing to refresh their band weaving skills. The following items are included in the kit: Band recipe Heddle Small Gehpa (shuttle) Bandlock Cotton band that you tie around your waist Lacing to attach the warp to a steady object Warp and weft yarn as shown in image Warp length: 1.5 meter (makes approx 1 meter finished band)
Gehpa Shuttle Gehpa Shuttle
£15.00
23 in stock
Gehpa by STOORSTÅLKA is traditional shaped Sámi shuttle in a modern material. A good gehpa should be made in reindeer horn, or as this product, in POM - a super durable, yet flexible and smooth material. When picking pattern threads, the curved shape makes it very easy to pick the right threads - it's all about ergonomics. Even if you are just weaving straight this shuttle will give you the right…
handcrafted curved pickup stick handcrafted curved pickup stick
£9.90
3 in stock
This is not just any old pick-up stick, but has been sculpted to make it a pleasure to use rather than something that just does the job. Made from a British wood it has been finished to a smooth lustre.
handcrafted inkle shuttle aysemetric knife edge  23cm handcrafted inkle shuttle aysemetric knife edge 23cm
£18.00
6 in stock
A different design of inkle shuttle, with a ‘knife’ edge that has been handcrafted from a British wood and finished to a smooth lustre
handcrafted inkle shuttle symetric knife edge 20cm handcrafted inkle shuttle symetric knife edge 20cm
£18.00
4 in stock
With yarn storage and ‘knife’ edge this shuttle is crafted from a British wood and finished to a smooth lustre
plastic lock clip plastic lock clip
£2.25
18 in stock
A smart plastic band lock which keeps your band in place during weaving. We use this smart clips during weaving – let the band make a loop around your weaving belt – and keep it place with the band lock. You can also use it to keep threads in order during warping, or for separating your pattern warp threads from rest of the warp. We use a bunch of clips ourselves in almost every moment of band wea…
Sunna Heddle Sunna Heddle
£13.50
14 in stock
STOORSTÅLKA received a request from Susan J Foulkes, author of the book Sámi Band weaving, to make a custom heddle, and so this double slotted heddle was 'born'. They aptly named it "Sunna", which is the Sámi name for Susan. Available in different widths according to the number of pattern slots the heddle has. The STOORSTÅLKA Double-slotted heddle is lightweigt, durable and gentle to the yarn.
Warp lasso/threader - single Warp lasso/threader - single
£0.75
44 in stock
The tool that makes threading your rigid heddle a pleasure. A smooth, coated nylon threader that glides effortlessly through the slots and holes in the STOORSTÅLKA rigid heddle. Five threaders in one pack. Material: Coated nylon thread
wool ahkko 50g wool ahkko 50g
£5.50
11 in stock
Stoorstalka have reintroduced this 100% wool worsted 4 ply weaving and knitting yarn which has been loved by Sami weavers and knitters for band weaving and patten knitting as it is strong flexible and durable. The wool comes from non museled sheep. 4/18nm (4500 meters/kg) 50 gram ball: 225 meters

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