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Schacht Ladybug with extras!

Or trade for a Pollywog

From the Etsy description where I bought it:
"The Ladybug Spinning Wheel is friendly to entry-level spinners, easy to treadle, easy to take with you. Designed-in carrying handles in the legs and being light weight make the Ladybug easy to pick up and transport. 
The Ladybug Spinning Wheel uses Scotch tension, and can also be used in double drive mode. 

Included with each Schacht Ladybug Spinning Wheel are a poly drive band, threading hook, three travel bobbins (about 4oz), medium and fast whorls, and double drive band. Each Ladybug Spinning Wheel is unique - somewhere on your wheel is your very own Ladybug pal."

The extras are:
•Bulky Plyer Flyer Kit which includes a generously-sized 7/8" orifice, large capacity bobbin (about 8 oz), sliding flyer hooks with incremental stops, and large round guide hooks. The Bulky Plyer Flyer comes with its own special front maiden, bulky flyer, and bulky bobbin. 
•Extra Bulky Bobbin
•Extra Travel Bobbin
•Attached tensioned Lazy Kate 
•High Speed Whorl

I am selling her because I'm not using her as often as I thought I would. 
She is like new and makes lovely yarns.

$975 Price includes shipping

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Metal Tapestry Frame and Stand for Sale

Metal Tapestry Frame and Stand for Sale

The frame measures 26 inches wide and 38 inches high. The side pieces of the frame slide into the stand. The stand is supported by a metal base that is 24 ¾ inches long. The height of the frame can be adjusted in the stand.

It is located in Florence, MA (adjacent to Northampton) and will need to be picked up by the buyer.

Asking $75.

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4-shaft Floor Loom for Sale

4-Shaft Floor Loom for Sale

The loom is 30 inches wide, 44 ¾ inches high, and 25 ½ inches deep. It is a rising jack loom with 4 shafts and 6 treadles. It has an overhead slung beater and ratchet brakes. It comes with a 10-dent reed that has a 20-inch weaving width. The dents are made of plant reed and not metal.  The beater can fit a 22 ¼ inch wide reed.

The loom is located in Florence, MA (adjacent to Northampton) and will need to be picked up by the buyer.

Asking $275. Firm.

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Fiber Free to a Good Home

I placed an add here 2 years ago, giving away fiber that I no longer want.  I've finally gone through the rest of my stash and here is the rest of the fiber looking for a home.

The fiber I want to get rid of is in good condition (I have thrown the bad stuff away), but it is very old.  It has been stored in an unheated shed with a very good roof.  The fiber is in muslin bags (moths don’t eat through cotton), in large plastic boxes (to keep larger critters out).  In other words, it has been stored dry but not temperature controlled.  I’m not giving away any fiber that is felted, mildewed or attacked by moths.

All fleeces were washed soon after I bought them and stored clean. Most of the roving was bought processed.  A few fleeces were sent away for processing and came back as bumps.

It is free, but I am asking for postage and the price of boxes.

All that said, here is what I would like to find new homes for:


ROMNEY ROVING; dark gray; 24 oz; bought in 04; soft for a romney

FINNSHEEP FLEECE; white; 27 oz; bought in 08; very soft but very short staple

CORMO ROVING; red/orange multi; 3 oz; bought in 04

ALPACA ROVING; dark brown; 7.1 oz; bought in 09

MOHAIR ROVING; black; 25.2 oz; bought in 02 and 03

SHETLAND ROVING; white, gray, black; 36 oz (3 rovings each color, 4 oz each); bought in 03

SHETLAND ROVING; brownish gray; 14 oz; bought in 02

ROMNEY FLEECE; white/silver; 55 oz; (can be split) bought in 03

ROMNEY FLEECE; variegated light to dark silver; 34 oz; bought in 01; long staple, high luster, medium soft

CORRIEDALE FLEECE; brown/silver; 49 oz; bought in 05; only medium soft for a Corrie

ROMNEY LOCKS; blue green multi; 9.6 oz; bought in 01

ROMNEY FLEECE; white; 94 oz; (can be split) bought in 03; beautiful and clean but not very soft

MOHAIR ROVING; off white; 6 oz


ROMNEY FLEECE; silver/gray; 82.9 oz (can split this one); bought in 04; medium soft

ROMNEY FLEECE; black with brown tips; 52 oz (can split this one); bought in 04; medium soft

ROMNEY/SUFFOLK ROVING; white; 2 bumps 23 oz and 21 oz; medium soft

MOHAIR ROVING; silver; 16 oz; not very soft


If you have questions or are interested in any of this fiber, let me know

Amy Haynes



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For Sale Glimakra Loop Raddle 47" (or 120 cm)

I went to Vavstuga and prefer pre-sleying the reed to using the raddle. The raddle has been used ONCE and is in excellent Condition

Glimakra Loop Raddle for 47” (120 cm) Loom $127 + Shipping

1/2 inch spacing
47” long -- if you have a 120 cm loom -- you are good to go
Excellent condition

Contact:  sierra "dot" polsinelli "at" gmail "dot" com


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For Sale Glimakra Ronja Warping Frame for Glimakra Standard Loom

FS: Like new  Ronja Warping Frame $125 Shipped

This will fit any standard loom and will give up to 24 yards of warp. (the wider the loom, the more warp you can wind)

Recesses have been drilled to fit over the end bolts that hold the side uprights together -- if you have a NEW Glimakra Standard. There is an extra recess, because we forgot that there is a left side and a right side (see picture)! This Frame will fit the NEW Standards and any of the OLD standards.

It attaches to the back without drilling. The Wood straps that are on the top and bottom of each half of the frame hold it in place with nuts and bolts.

Contact:  sierra "dot" polsinelli "at" gmail "dot" com

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FS: Mirrix Zeus Loom + Extras

NEARLY New Mirrix Zeus Loom $525

This loom is partially assembled (the top comes off the bottom to make 2 -  23"x39" pieces  and to ship it would mean that the box would be -- oversized.  We figure it would cost around $85 to ship to the west coast From Cleveland -- Keep that in mind if you live far away!

I am willing to work out a meet up if it is convenient -- I live in the Cleveland Area.

This Loom Comes with 

  • 3 sets of Mirrix heddles, pre-cut -- 300 heddles
  • coil springs: 8, 10, 12, 14 18 -- which is on extra coil
  • sticky ruler tape that reads in both directions for easy warping. (It is in 2 rolls and not on the loom yet so if you don’t want to put it on, you don’t have to.)

Retail would be $643.50 not including shipping or taxes. ($540.00 for loom, 3 rolls of heddles $85.50, and extra 10 epi coil $18.00) 

CONTACT sierra "dot" polsinelli "at" gmail "dot" com

Thanks for looking!


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8 Shaft Table Loom - $300.00

8 shaft table loom with stand 

I bought it from a fellow guild member.  We are not sure of the manufacturer.
28" weaving width
New 12 dent reed
Overall dimensions: 38 H  32 1/2 W  28 D
Needs additional heddles
Price $300.00

Pick up only

Contact me at

Monmouth County, New  Jersey

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8-Shaft AVL Dobby Rug Loom for $2900

8' weaving width AVL mechanical dobby rug loom with eight shafts operated by air assist pedals.  Includes air compressor.  Has 2" sectional back beam, tension box rail, sliding beater and inserted eye heddles.  In excellent condition.  For pick up only in Amity, Arkansas.  Price : $2900.  

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16 Harness J-Made - $2800

Gorgeous 16 Harness J Made loom. Solid Cherry. Double back beam. Worm drive. 34" weaving area includes bench, 10 reeds and accessories.  Located in Ithaca NY

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Macomber Add-A-Harness Floor Loom, 4 Harnesses, 48 Inch Weaving Width

Wonderful used Macomber Add-A-Harness floor weaving loom. Weaving width is 48 inches and it has 6 treadles, 4 harnesses and extra new heddles that have not be added. The loom also has an additional top bin added for equipment to the top of the loom. Closed dimensions of the loom is 30 inches deep by 56 inches high by 63 inches wide.

Macomber is a wonderful company that can easily replace any part of your loom. Each loom has a number on the side of the loom and from that they can replace any part that you accidentally break. A wonderful and perfect loom to use. It is easy to order additional harnesses from Macomber to increase your weaving possibilities. Please contact me with any questions. The loom is pick up only and is located in Westford PA just minutes from the Ohio border.  As of August 12th the loom will be located in Rochester, NY.  Contact me at  There is a total of 12 images available.  Asking $1200.00 pick up only.

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72" Eight Harness Cranbrook for sale or trade

I bought this loom for a project that has fallen through.  The loom is a Schacht Cranbrook, built in 1997 and comes with bench, LeClerc Sectional, and lots of new harnesses along with two reeds and tension box. 

Loom is in Albuquerque, New Mexico and hard to ship.  Price is $3000.00 or will trade for smaller AVL or similar dobby loom. 

Email me at 

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Weaving, Spinning & Dyeing Books

Square Knot Booklet No. 2, 1919 - $4.00

Vegetable Dyeing, by Emma Conley - $5.00

I’d Rather Dye Laughing, by Jean Neel - $5.00

Natural Plant Dyeing, Brooklyn Botanic Garden -$5.00

Ancient Dyes for Modern Weavers, by Palmy Weigle, 1974 - $5.00

Prepared to Dye, by Gene Shepherd - new - $20.00

A Dyer’s Garden, by Rita Buchanan - new - $5.00

Natural Dyeing, by Eve Lambert & Tracy Kendall - new - $75


Creative Spinning, by Alison Daykin and Jane Deane - new - $6.00

The Complete Guide to Spinning Yarn, by Brenda Gibson - new - $20.00

Spinning and Weaving with Wool, by Paula Simmons - $25.00

Intertwined, The Art of Handspun Yarn, Modern Patterns and Creative Spinning - new - $10.00

The Field Guide to Fleece, 100 Sheep Breeds and How to Use Their Fibers - new - $8.00


Navajo Weaving Way, The Path from Fleece to Rug, by Noel Bennett & Tiana Bighorse - new - $10.00

Weaving a Navajo Blanket, by Gladys Reichard - new - $8.00

Swedish Loom Manual, by Becky Ashenden - new - $5.00

Learning to Weave, by Deborah Chandler, 1995 - $15.00


How to Make Felt, by Anne Belgrave - $7.00

Felting by Hand, by Anne Vickrey - $7.00

All books plus mailing   Call Joan at 413-427-6179 or email




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Antique Skein Winder w Counter, $85

$85, Western MA, antique skein winder, functional!

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Interesting antique Skein Winder, Western MA, $95

Interesting Skein Winder, antique, functional! $95, Western MA



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