Library and Equipment

library and Equipment for Loan

The Bloomington Spinners and Weavers Guild maintains a collection of books, periodicals, and videos for guild members to borrow. Browse our book list and contact the librarian to request a loan.

Guild members are welcome to borrow equipment from the guild’s inventory. The first month of a loan is free. Contact our librarian to arrange a loan. Our equipment includes:

Rope Making and Split-Ply Weaving

    • Cord Winder for Split-Ply Weaving
    • Rope Twister


    • Spinning Wheel
    • Electric Spinning Wheel
    • Hand Spindles
    • Hand Carders
    • Carding Machine (Crank)

Weaving Looms:

    • (4) Schacht 16” 8H Table Looms (12-dent reed)
    • Schacht 16” 4H Table Loom (12-dent reed)
    • 4-Harness 20” Table Loom
    • (2) Ashford Knitter’s Looms (7.5 epi reed)
    • Kromski Harp Rigid Heddle Loom with Stand (8, 10, 12 epi reeds)
    • LeClerc Penelope Tapestry Loom
    • Schacht Inkle Loom
    • Triangle Loom
    • Southwest-style Table Loom
    • Jiffy-Loom with adustable bar
    • Weave-It Loom

Weaving Supplies:

    • Schacht Warping Board
    • Frazier Rag Cutter
    • Electric Bobbin Winder
    • Skein Winder
    • Tensioner Box
    • Heddle and Reed Hooks
    • Rug shuttles