The 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.
Duet Cotton/Linen Weaving Yarn
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 12.5 dent reed.
Mallo Cotton Slub Weaving Yarn
Mallo is a gorgeous thick and thin cotton slub yarn that is sure to be a new favorite. Suitable for warp and weft, this wonderful textured yarn is great for throws, baby blankets, absorbent towels, waffle weave...the possibilities are endless. Use on an 8, 10, or 12 dent reed.
8/4 Un-Mercerized Cotton Weaving Yarn
This 8/4 un-mercerized cotton weaving yarn is perfect for dish towels, hand towels, placemats, and tablecloths. Absorbent, washable, durable cotton weaving yarn. Use on a 12.5 dent reed.
Italian Silk Noil Weaving Yarn
This silk weaving yarn comes directly from a family-run mill in Florence, Italy. It is thick and textured and perfect for scarves, shawls, or other projects where you want a soft, textured yarn. Use on a 10 or 12.5 dent reed.
Alpaca Weaving Yarn
Super soft, cushy and warm alpaca yarn perfect for shawls, throw blankets, ponchos, and scarves. *For rigid heddle weaving, make sure you select the 3/10 size.* Use on a 12.5 dent reed.
Merino Wool Weaving Yarn
This is a springy, super soft merino wool yarn. It is bulkier than traditional wool weaving yarn, and will weave up a quick and cushy scarf. The yarn is kettle dyed, resulting in lovely and subtle color variations throughout the skein. Use on a 7.5 dent reed.
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Guide to Choosing and Using your First Rigid Heddle Loom
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