Glimakra Floor Looms
Founded in 1926 in central Sweden as a manufacturer of reeds, Glimakra has expanded its product line over the years.
Standard Accessories included with all Glimakra Floor Looms
- including warp sticks,
- lease sticks, bench,
- a sley hook,
- a reed of your choice and
- a shuttle with quills.
Consider ordering the following items, which can be shipped with the loom:
- Extra Reeds
- Glimakra Bobbin Winder
- Glimakra Sofia Warping Frame or Glimakra Warping Reel
- Glimakra Temples
- Glimakra Combi Stand
- Swift and Ball Winder
We have a page on selecting a loom.
Items Needed to use a Weaving Loom
- 2 or more boat or other shuttles
- 12 or more bobbins for boat shuttles
- Reed Hook and Heddle Hook
- Warping Board or Warping Mill and Raddle (or sectional warp beam, tension box with counter and bobbin rack)
- book ("Learning to Weave” or "Weaving for Beginners") and DVDs ( "Introduction to Weaving” and "Beginning 4-harness Weaving” )
The Woolery has put together a Weaver's Start Up Kit and a Premium Weaver's Start Up Kit with many of the needed weaving accessories.
Optional Weaving Accessories
- Bobbin Winder
- A variety of Shuttles
- Extra Reeds
- Swift and Ballwinder if your yarn comes in skeins
- Fringe Twister
- Yarn Balance
- Ott light
- Extra Harnesses
If you don't find exactly what you want, or would like a loom recommendation, please call the shop directly at 800-441-9665 or contact us for assistance.