Words cannot say how greatful I am, to have inherited a schacht baby wolf loom. I am excited to share photos of this beautiful workhorse. Learning how to weave has always been on my list of things to do. My fascination with tea towels is a direct link. Now that I have this awesome tool, there will be lots of weaving going on here, to make dish towels.
Having absolute zero knowledge of how to weave, a huge transition and learning curve is before me! I am thrilled to embrace this age old craft!
(LOTS of you tube videos started the night this loom came into my house)
Having been stored for a few years she needed a little cleaning. The rods on the harnesses needed a good sanding to remove the rust. Other then that, a good wipe down and a bit of bees wax to condition the wood was all that had to be done. We did remove the purple warp that was on it.
After sanding…. I also wiped the rods with a little wd40. Now, the heddles glide with ease.
My weaving journey begins- warping, dressing the loom, sleying the reed, threading the heddles, winding the beams, sett, epi- this is only the beginning.
Have you ever looked at a weaving pattern? Oh my!
Thank you Kathy, for helping a girl out. This loom is a true treasure, and I am over the moon to have received it!
Be happy …and have a happy life crafting!