Weaving Loom Mending Tool

$42.98 CAD

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This coated metal 14 hook loom is the nicest quality speedweve tpe mending loom I've seen.  The thick coating means there is less likelihood the metal edges will cut your elastics while you are stretching the fabric (though covering the edges with masking tape will also fix that problem on the uncoated ones). I think the hooks feel made of a little thicker metal which may help with the "crossing over" that sometimes happen with lighter ones (tho this is easily fixed by sliding your needle under the the misplaced hook and helping it pop back into its right positions).  I wouldn't toss out one you already have for this one,  its not that much better, but if you haven't got one yet, this is the one I would choose :-)

 A 14 hook mending loom will make patches about 2" square. It comes in a re-usable storage box with step by step instructions (English and with photographs), extra long needle, round wood mending surface, coated metal loom, elastics and yarn puller.

This is a replica of the Speedweve style mending loom designed in the 1940s and 1950s. They were a clever, practical, mending tool designed to be able to raise alternate threads in a row of warp (vertical) threads in order to make it quicker and easier to lay in the weft (horizontal) threads. 

Although intended for mending small holes in clothing and household fabrics, these looms are also fun for creative fibre art uses. It is possible to create shaped patches and small pockets as well as functional squares and rectangles.  
By combining thread textures and colours you have nearly unlimited creative possibility.

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