Best Yarn for Rigid Heddle Weaving



Wondering which yarn is best to use on a rigid heddle loom? Here is a selection of our favorites. All of this yarn is warp and weft friendly, and comes with suggestions for which size heddle to use.


This 3/2 organic un-mercerized cotton is soft, hardy, and beginner-friendly, designed for making towels, home textiles, and apparel. Use on a 10 or 12 dent heddle.



A beautiful, textured yarn designed especially for weavers. Strong enough for warp, soft enough to wear next to skin, and hardy enough for kitchen towels. Use on a 10 or 12 dent heddle.



A thick and thin cotton slub yarn designed to weave soft and absorbent home textiles, scarves, or apparel. Use on an 8, 10, or 12 dent reed.



This textured 3/15 silk noil has a soft drape for scarves, shawls, and other next-to-skin apparel. Use on a 10 or 12.5 dent reed.