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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 $75

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.  $75 plus shipping.  Email meglass@gmail.com

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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 $5/cone

34 cones of Brown Sheep Cotton Fine 80/20 cotton/wool seconds yarn on 1/2 lb. cones for $5 each, or all for $150 plus shipping.  Email meglass@gmail.com 

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Brown Sheep wool on cones for $6/lb.

7  1-lb. cones of Brown Sheep nature spun and Lanaloft worsted wool seconds or discontinued colors.  $6 per cone plus shipping.  The three brown cones and the burgundy cone are SOLD. Email meglass@gmail.com

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Weaving, Knitting and Rug Hooking Books

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

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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Cherry 4H Baby Wolf

Schacht 4 Harness Baby Wolf in Cherry.   Package includes:  8 Dent Reed;  3 Leash Sticks; Tray; Stroller; New Raddle and Bench.  The Loom is on the Coast in Northern California between San Francisco and the Oregon Border.   Asking $950.   For photos email betsyneal@hotmail.com.  

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Glimakra Standard 52" Countermarche Loom for $1800

Glimakra standard horizontal countermarche loom in excellent condition with four shafts and six treadles, with room for 6 more.  Includes the parts to use it as counterbalance loom.  Solid, full-length attached bench, device for aiding in moving the beater back on its notches and two reeds.  Email: meglass@gmail.com. Located in Amity, Arkansas.  $1800

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AVL 40 Harness Loom

AVL Ultimate Dobby Loom, 60", 40 harness, Compu-Dobby 11, E-Lift, bottom swing beater, 1-yard sectional warp beam, cloth storage system, auto advance, and more. Excellent condition. Used very little. Beautiful.

Asking $9,800. This loom lists for $23,400 new, not including extras such as sectional warp beam and E-Lift. 

Located in western Massachusetts. Contact me with questions and to discuss details.

China @413-887-7567 

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Petite Strauch Carder

Strauch Petite assembled with brush. Used for two fleeces and in perfect condition. Doffer, brushes and table clamp.  Originally 540. Sell for 400. Shipping to be determined.  Pick up would be fine.  Or I would bring it to Loveland Interweave Yarn Fest 2017. Cash only. I would love it to find a new home!

 

More info here: http://www.strauchfiber.com/products/carders/petite.php

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Seeking to obtain Addi King size knitting machine

I do alot of knitting for charity, especially hats for children. I am seeking to buy a very inexpensive Addi King size circular knitting machine. I have an Addi Express and it is not large enough for me to be able to make hats. With arthritis starting to set in I am afraid that if I don't acquire this larger machine I may have to stop making these hats and I do enjoy giving them to different organizations to be given to children in need. I have priced them and I can find a new one for $209.00 from Amazon, I know that this is a good price but I just can't afford it. If anyone can help I would deeply appreciate it.

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ISO: Compu-Dobby Loom

I am looking for a good used compu-dobby loom. Ideally it will have 32 shafts and be 48" wide. I am open to other configurations. Megado is my top choice, Weavebird is my next choice, and then AVL. I am willing to travel for the right loom. Please contact me at maebenn@gmail.com.

Thank you.

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AVL Production Compu-Dobby Loom - $6500 (Colorado City CO)

Production Compu-Dobby Loom, 60" 16 Harness (Serial #1920)
Made in 1993 in the USA

Dimensions: 70"x74"x62"
Reconditioned by AVL in 2001
Kiln-Dried Maple Construction
60" weaving width
Built-In Bench
16 harnesses w/ polyester heddles
Compu- Dobby II (2001) w/computer
WeavePoint software w/loom driver
Mechanical Dobby w/bars, pegs, linkage strips and wrench
2-Box Flyshuttle System
2 Fly Shuttles
Overhead beater
Cloth storage w/ hanging weight, apron
1-Yard Sectional Beam (1" pegs)
Automatic Warp Tension System
Automatic Cloth Advance
Track & Mounting System
Tension Box
Instruction Manual
If I read AVL's pricing correctly, a new loom with the above would be approximately $20,000. Also, it would be Ash construction instead of Maple.

Contact DCW at cwright370@aol.com

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Silk Worms?

Hi, does anyone know anyone who has a silk worm farm?  I want to get started and don't know how.  Please respond if you can help or if you can refer me to someone else.  There is someone at the Genesee Valley Fiber Fest who has them, but I don't recall the vendor's name.  Can anyone help?

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