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Small Backstrap w/shuttle


A mini version of the Handywoman large backstrap. This backstrap is made from 1/4 thick Walnut and is approx. 5.75" x 5.5" and weights less than 2 oz.

These are made from Walnut, however if you'd like Cherry or Maple for your heddle just add a note at checkout. 
When adding to your cart choose the design you'd like engraved onto your heddle abd choose the pattern you'd like. 
What is included:

1- backstrap heddle engraved

1 - #1 Handywoman walnut Sami sword shuttle

1 - draw string carry bag
I have not included on how to weave but have included instructions on how to warp your new loom. You can find a wealth of information on band weaving, Sami weaving and backstrap weaving on YouTube. The instructions are digital and will be a sent to your email address once you've made your purchase.
Here is a great beginners article. https://backstrapweaving.wordpress.com/backstrap-basics-an-article-from-weavezine-by-laverne-waddington/

Books I recommend are:
Norwegian Pick-Up Bandweaving by Heather Torgenrud
Susan Faulker has a few really great books you can get them as digital versions rather inexpensively as well as the hard covers. Her blog is here https://durhamweaver64.blogspot.com/ and she is another great source for pattern weaving.

Choose Engraving Pattern
Choose Hole/slot Pattern