What is a Heddle in weaving?

What are heddle dents?

Heddles come in a variety of sizes called dents to allow you to control of number of ends per inch in your project. The standard heddle with each Kromski loom is 8-dent. Also available are 5, 8, 10 and 12-dent heddles. As you expand your weaving interests, you may want to have more than one heddle size.

What can you make with Rigid Heddle?

There are so many creative things you can do with a rigid heddle loom! The most common types of projects are scarves, placemats, dishtowels, or shawls. You can also weave fabric and then sew it with other fabrics to create garments or bags.

What does 12 Dent heddle mean?

Rigid heddle looms come with reeds in a range of sizes, from 2.5 dents to 15 dents. A “dent” equals the number of threads per inch of warp yarn. A 12-dent reed will have 6 slots and 6 holes per inch allowing you to thread 12 warp ends per inch.

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