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Schacht Cricket Loom

The Schacht Cricket Loom is compact, capable and cute! It is available in both a 10” weaving width size and a 15” weaving width size. The Cricket is made of high quality apple ply and hard maple, and is left unfinished. As of April 2010, the Cricket has been redesigned with the ratchet gear and dog on the outside of the loom to make it even easier to adjust tension.

The 10” Cricket measures only 11" x 18" x 6" and at just under four pounds, it's easy to take along. The 10” weaving width gives you plenty of room to make a variety of projects without sacrificing portability.

The 15” Cricket is 5.5” wider than the 10” loom, yet is still compact enough to be easily portable. The additional width offers more flexibility in your choice of weaving projects. The 15” Cricket Loom uses the same reeds as the Schacht 15” Flip Rigid Heddle Loom.

Both sizes of Cricket Looms come with an 8-dent reed (sorry, no substitutions). Also included are a threading hook, warping peg, table clamps, two shuttles, and two balls of yarn. The 10” pick-up stick is just the right width for the 10” loom and additional 10” shuttles are also available.

 

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$166.00 - $187.00 each
  • 10 10" Loom In Stock 4 $166.00
  • 15 15" Loom Backordered $187.00
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5.0

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5.0

Cricket Loom

By mcjmom

from Crestview Hills, Kentucky

Verified Buyer

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        Comments about Schacht Cricket Loom:

        I have not used the loom yet, but am excited to learn! Webb's has great customer service, I got the loom quickly and at a great price!

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        • No

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        5.0

        Love it!

        By Andrea Designs

        from USA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Also Youtube Instruction
        • Easy Instruction To Assam
        • Great Wood Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bags
          • Belts
          • Bracelets
          • Hats
          • Jackets
          • Ponchos
          • To Make Scarves

          Comments about Schacht Cricket Loom:

          I am learning to weave taking online classes, so far easy and fun to use. I am making scarves and washcloths. However, I have a lot of project in mind.

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          5.0

          Excellent customer service

          By Are

          from LA, CA

          Pros

          • Easy to construct
          • Solid build

          Cons

          • Instructions

          Best Uses

          • Scarves

          Comments about Schacht Cricket Loom:

          Had a slight issue with my loom piece-wise, but Schacht customer service was excellent and helped with replacement. The instructions on warping could have been a bit clearer - the photos were rather small - but their youtube videos helped. I'm looking forward to using it. I found it easier to brace it to the table, and work standing up. I'm already looking at other projects to start.

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          5.0

          Couldn't wait to put it together.

          By Batya

          from Woodbridge, CT

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • great

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Schacht Cricket Loom:

              Small and compact.
              Easy to weave with

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              great lap loom

              By Weaver Jan

              from Georgia

              Pros

              • Can Weave On Lap
              • Easy assembly
              • easy to use
              • How-to Videos On Youtube
              • Portable

              Cons

              • none

              Best Uses

              • Coasters
              • Mug Rugs
              • Scarves
              • Table runner

              Comments about Schacht Cricket Loom:

              I purchased the 10" Cricket shortly before the Schacht introduced the 15" version. I selected it, after having researched several looms, because it served my purpose, which is to make scarves for charities. The included 8 dent heddle was a perfect size for worsted yarn. Since then I purchased the 12 dent so I can make scarves with fingering weight yarn.

              It's a great loom for beginners, which I was when I got it. Fairly easy to assemble and there are some good videos for the Cricket on YouTube, including a 6-part one showing how to warp and weave. That was a big help for me. I like it too because I can sit in a recliner with the loom on my lap and weave. It helps to be tall so you have the thigh room for the loom.

              Now I'm considering getting the 15" model so I can make larger projects. I highly recommend the Cricket.

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              5.0

              Easy entry into weaving

              By AliceFay

              from Georgia

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to put together
              • Easy to use
              • Pretty Easy To Put Togeth
              • Sturdy

              Cons

              • Limit To Complexity
              • Limit To Size Of Piece

              Best Uses

              • Learning How To Weave
              • Making Samples Swatches

              Comments about Schacht Cricket Loom:

              I had never done weaving before, but was able to put the loom together, and start warping, and weaving, on the first day. I had finished my first project within a day. The results helped me figure out how to choose the best yarn to achieve what I wanted. It has certainly gotten me interested in learning more, and I will eventually, want to buy a more versatile loom, which will allow me to make larger, and more varied, things.

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              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Excellent tool

              By Ellen

              from Tyler, Texas

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • A lot of fun
              • Portable
              • Quick To Warp

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fabric Lengths For Sewing
                • Scarves

                Comments about Schacht Cricket Loom:

                I should have bought the 15"
                Probably will buy the Schacht Flip Loom
                Definately hooked on weaving

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Good loom

                By ElissaKnits

                from Jersey City, NJ

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy instructions

                Cons

                • Assembly

                Best Uses

                • Weaving

                Comments about Schacht Cricket Loom:

                The instrucions on how to warp the loom are great, I can't wait to use my new loom.

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                (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                15

                By pjrothman

                from Sarasota, FL

                Comments about Schacht Cricket Loom:

                Easy to learn principles of weaving. Easy to transport. Good for making smaller projects. When assembling make sure the dowel screws tighten evenly or it will not set level on a table.

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