Build a Small Child's Hand Loom Toy
These are plans for a small working hand loom for children and crafts.
Doll-house rugs, pot holders and dish pads of embroidery
thread, yarn or ordinary cotton string, are
hut a few of the many practical items that one can
weave on this simple hand loom.
White pine is suitable
for the frame, but the "heddle'' cylinder, which
raises the warps alternately by merely reversing the
position of the handle with each pass of the shuttle.
should be made from a maple or birch dowel.
cylinder, slotted as detailed, is made to pivot
in slots cut in the rabbeted edge of the frame, and grooves cut lengthwise in the dowel, in which the edge of the shuttle may be held, serve to guide it easily between the warps...
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