Warping my 32″ Kromski Harp Rigid Heddle Loom

Last evening I was finally able to play with my 32″ Kromski Harp Rigid Heddle loom. I selected yarn that I didn’t mind using for practice.

32 Kromski Harp Rigid Heddle loom - Warp_1

I grabbed the laptop and set it on the table beside me. I rewatched the video below and started warping the loom. If you look in the above picture you’ll see my daughters legs in the background. In fact, she’s still wearing her school uniform. My first try warping the loom had to be redone since I did not start the warp in the center, Ooopss! The next time I warped I did it correctly.

My mind was filled with ideas of the “awesome thing” I’d make with the cloth that I’d warped onto the loom. The only step left was to start weaving.

I made this…

Warp fail_1
Warp fail

What the heck is that? I screwed up bad! 🙂

scared cat

And while I could have been frustrated by my obvious warp fail, I’m not. Nope, I got all Aragorn on the loom and told Loomie that this wasn’t the day to mess with me, because yes I will succeed!!! 

Today is another day and when I get home from work it’ll be round two, loomie ( I need to find a proper name for my loom) and I’m not stopping until I see something woven correctly.

And yes… I’m still laughing about that big pile of yarn.

Edited to add mistakes that I made with my rigid heddle loom

I was moving the heddle from the up to the neutral position. I did not put it in the down position. Once I fixed that, the next day, I was weaving successfully.


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Well, YouTube is GREAT for learning…but I often have to try it before it works or doesn’t work – trial and error. I don’t think that it’s a ‘screw up ‘ or a failure per say just a learning experience 🙂

LOVE that cat pic, btw! Cute!

WAY better than I could ever do with that I would be SO lost – even with the video assistance 🙂

You could always call it performance art 🙂 teehee – I DO love all those colors together tho (even if in a pile!)
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VERY true…and VERY well put 🙂
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