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Collingwood Rug Yarn - 1 cone

New, unused. Collingwood rug yarn, 1 lb cone, 80% wool, 20% nylon, 8 epi, 900 yards/lb. Color: Onyx (black). From a smoke-free but not dog-free household.

Currently 29.99 at WEBS. Asking 20.99 plus actual shipping from zip code 24065.

Contact: reynolds (at) semicool (dot) com

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Antique German Double Flyer Parlor Wheel

Lovely antique (1845-1860) German (probably Dusseldorf) double flyer parlor wheel for sale.  This type of wheel was typically given as a wedding present to a new bride, and the story that came with this wheel when I got it was that it was given to a countess.  It has the initials "A.H." on the table.  Dark wood, with bone or ivory decorations. Excellent condition, completely functional.  Come with two original bobbins, plus 4 more that I had made for it. 

I bought this wheel in 2010 from a collector and tuned it up for spinning myself, but just have never used it. Am now downsizing, and this wheel should go to someone who will use it.  Asking $1500.

It should probably not be shipped, but sent via the antique wheel railroad.  I am willing to drive up to two hours from Baton Rouge, LA to deliver.  Contact me for more pictures or questions.

Martha Schaefer

mwschaefer (at) gmail (dot) com

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Glimakra Emilia 18" rigid heddle loom + books

I have decided that I am not a rigid heddle person so I'm selling my loom.

18" Glimakra Emilia with stand, 3 reeds (8, 10, and 12 dent), 2 clamps, a Leclerc heddle threading hook and the warping peg.  Also included are two rigid heddle books - Hands On Rigid Heddle Weaving by BettyLynn Davenport and Weaving Made Easy: 17 Projects Using a Simple Loom by Liz Gipson.  Included, but not in the pictures, will be a small stick shuttle.

The only thing wrong with this loom is the little rubber cover on the back handle is missing.  We added two hooks on the heddle bars so that I could make the shed lower and I'll leave those on.  They are easily removed.

New, the price for everything would be approximately $450.  I'm asking $350, plus shipping.  Pickup is available in the foothills of North Carolina.   I'll also deliver within approximately 75 miles of Hickory, NC.

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Vermont Wheel

I purchased this wheel in 2014 at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. It is in excellent, rarely-used condition. Cherry wood; single treadle; wheel is 27".  Comes with three bobbins and orifice hook. $900.00 - pickup at my Northern NJ location only. Payment via PayPal, or cash.

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- SALE PENDING - Cranbrook Loom

Cranbrook Loom built by Norwood for sale:

60" weaving width solid maple with double brass ratches on the cloth beam for strong, high tension 

8-shaft countermarche with original chains in great condition

10-treadle with locking treadle gate

hanging tool shelf

warp stick & reed holder

magnetic beater holder (holds the beater back to the shafts while you throw your shuttle - NICE!)

full width raddle with cap and raddle holder

lease sticks

warp sticks

cloth protector

approx. 1200 texsolv heddles

one reed

matching bench

$2500. - will consider reasonable offers 

Located in SE Wiscosnin, pick-up only  additional photos on request



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Vintage Gilmore 8 harness loom

Beautiful Gilmore 8 harness 40 inch wide loom for sale.  Purchased in 1976 and being sold by the original owner.  Pick up only in the D.C. area.  Price is $ 1400 firm.

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Knitting Books for Sale

Arans and Celtics, Best of Knitters. Softcover. Condition: Very good. $5.75 plus media mail shipping (actual cost) from zip code 24065

Inca Knits, Marianne Isager. Softcover. Condition: Like New. $2.75 plus media mail shipping (actual cost) from zip code 24065

Shadow Knitting, Vivian Hoxbro. Softcover. Condition: Very good, small dent on bottom spine. $9.75 plus media mail shipping (actual cost) from zip code 24065

Domino Knitting, Vivian Hoxbro. Softcover. Condition: Very good. $1.00 plus media mail shipping (actual cost) from zip code 24065

Folk Hats, Vicki Square. Softcover. Condition: Very good. $1.00 plus media mail shipping (actual cost) from zip code 24065

All books from a smoke-free but not pet-free household. Many thanks. Email: reynolds (at) semicool (dot) com from zip code 24065

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Solid Oak Inkle Loom

Handmade, gently used solid oak inkle loom produces 8' long bands.  Finished with Danish Oil.

 Dowel pegs are 3/4" diameter by 5 3/4" long.  Loom measures 30" long by 9" tall.  Front sliding tension bar with knob for tension control.  $100 plus shipping.  Email

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8 Shaft 18" Frieda Table Loom by Northwest Looms $450

Maple table Loom with cam-style mchanism connected directly on side mounted levers to lift the shafts.  Maple lift-top  Beater and Raddle add ease in warping and sleying the Reed.  Also includes a  Boat Shuttle, and  4 Reeds. Can be picked up in Northern California or shipped in original packaging with postage added.  For photos email

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Searching for a AVL 40 shaft loom

I am searching for a AVL V series loom 40 shafts and 30 inches. I am located in Ontario Canada and would be willing to drive a reasonable distance to pick it up.

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Brown Sheep Cotton Fine Yarn $7/each

34 cones of Brown Sheep Cotton Fine 80/20 cotton/wool seconds yarn on 1/2 lb. cones for $7 each, or all for $200 plus shipping.  Email 

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Brown Sheep wool on cones for $8/lb.

11 cones (more than 11 lbs.) of Brown Sheep nature spun and Lanaloft worsted wool seconds or discontinued colors.  $8 per cone, or all 11 for $70 plus shipping.  Email

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Weaving, Knitting and Rug Hooking Books

These are for sale either individually, or the remaining four for $30. Email:

Weaving a Life - The Story of Mary Meigs Atwater. $10  

SOLD -  Finishing Touches for the Handweaver $10 - SOLD

One Skein - 30 Quick Projects to Knit and Crochet by Leigh Radford. $10

The Mitten Book - Delightful Swedish Country Mitten Patterns with Traditional Designs

           by Ingrid and zinger Gottfridsson.  $5

Rug Hooking for the First Time. By Donna Lovelady. $10

All five books for $40, or available individually


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Rayon Chenille Yarn on cones for $8/lb.

8 lbs. of rayon chenille yarn for $8/ lb. plus shipping.  Email:  

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Over 1000 12.5" Texsolv Heddles for $50

12.5" texsolv heddles (1025) bundled in groups of 100.  Some have been marked at the eye with either black or red.  From smoke free home.  Price: $50 plus shipping.  Email:

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