This Stash BlasterÂ® weaving (coaster size) looms measure approximately 5 3/4" x 7 1/4" and yields a finished weaving project of about 4 1/2" x 5 1/4". The numbers refer to the ends per inch (e.p.i). It is made of creamy translucent acrylic with a matte finish on the front and a glossy finish on the back. The materials for these looms are sourced in Houston, TX and the looms are handmade in Purl & Loop's Houston studio. The looms come with color photo instructions, tapestry needle, small metal tapestry needle and a cotton carrying bag. This is a great way to use up yarn, ribbon or fabric stash.
Included accessories are: pick up stick, 3" weaving comb, and shuttle. Note: The Stash BlasterÂ® 5.0, 8.0, 10.0 and 12.0 all have same dimensions but a different number of slots (e.p.i) per inch. Keep in mind you may warp every other prong on the 8.0, 10.0 and 12.0 for a loose gauge of 4.0, 5.0 and 6.0 respectively.
- Warp requires 10 yards of any weight or thickness (as long as it fits in the grooves) yarn, string, fabric strip or ribbon
- Weft uses about 13-15 yards of DK weight yarn (depends on how tightly one weaves)
- Weft can also use about 2 yards of 7/16" ribbon or fabric strips
- Weft requirements will vary depending on the width and/or thickness of material used