Info & Troubleshooting

 

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

SPINNING TROUBLESHOOTING

SPINNING HINTS AND INFORMATION

STANDARD FLOOR LOOM & WOLF LOOM TROUBLESHOOTING, HINTS AND INFO

CRANBROOK LOOM TROUBLESHOOTING

WEAVING HINTS AND INFORMATION

WEAVING DRAFTS

 

 

SPINNING

- General Spinning Wheel troubleshooting

- Ladybug Spinning Wheel troubleshooting

- Ladybug Hub Repair Instructions: current drive wheel - original drive wheel

- Sidekick Spinning Wheel troubleshooting

- Sidekick Hub Repair Instructions: drive wheel replacement  

- Noisy bobbins

 

SPINNING HINTS AND INFORMATION

- Schacht Spinning Wheel Comparison Chart

- What speed is my Matchless/Ladybug whorl?

- Schacht-Reeves wheel specifications

- Spinning wheel whorl ratios   

- Which whorl should I use?

- Converting a single treadle spinning wheel to double treadle

- Packing a spinning wheel

- Spinning wheel care

- Sidekick Rear Bearing Adjustment (PDF)

 

STANDARD FLOOR LOOM & WOLF LOOM

- Baby Wolf parts (labelled picture)

- Mighty Wolf parts (labelled picture)

- Standard Floor Loom parts (labelled picture)

 

- Adjusting the beater on wolf and floor looms

- Adjusting the heddle bar hooks

- Brake troubleshooting

- How old is my loom?

- Rusty reeds

- Sticky harnesses

- Wolf Stroller wheel falls out  

- Wolf fold knob info NEW!

 

CRANBROOK LOOM

- Cranbrook problems and solutions

- Adjusting the shed

 

WEAVING HINTS AND INFORMATION

- Heddles: dimensions & purpose

- Removing heddles from your loom

- Reed dimensions

- Threading two heddles (for Rigid Heddle Looms)

- Warp and weft calculations

- English/Metric reed equivalents

- Warp and sett reed substitution chart

- Weaving rugs on a Wolf looms

- Common yarns sett chart

 

WEAVING DRAFTS

- Jacket with Paper Weft

- Elisabeth Hill's Deflected Doubleweave Shawl