Kromski Harp Forte Rigid Heddle Loom

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Kromski Harp Forte Loom

The Kromski Harp loom is now called the Harp Forte! The Kromski's have implemented a new ratchet ankrosmki rigid heddle loomd pawl system that uses metal parts and rare earth magnets for tension on your warp. In light of this change they have blessed the loom with a new name: the Kromski Harp Forte.
Rigid heddle looms are easy and fast to set up and you will be weaving in no time. The Kromski Harp Forte loom folds for easy transport with your weaving attached to you can take it anywhere.

 Best of all, you will not need any other accessories (except yarn) to start weaving right away. kromski rigid heddle loom with weaver

Your Kromski Rigid Heddle loom comes with everything you need to get started except yarn: a 8-dent heddle, 2 stick shuttles, a pick-up stick, threading hook, 2 clamps, a warping peg, warping board pegs and the very helpful “warp helper”.

kromski harp forte loom ratchet detailThe Kromski Harp Forte loom also has a "Built-in" warping board: turn over the loom , insert the provided pegs, and you can wind your warp. You can also take your rigid heddle loom with you to classes or on vacation since it folds with your weaving attached and fits neatly into an optional tote bag.

This highly functionally rigid heddle loom is crafted from European alder wood with a clear finish, lots of curves and turned pieces. Available in these sizes: 8". 16", 24" and 32".

Shown to right: 16" Kromski Harp Forte flipped around to the back and used as a warping board with warp wound onto it.

With the move to metal parts you can set the tension to a higher setting that may be needed for some of your projects. Whether the tension is slight, moderate or high, the rare earth magnet keeps the ratchet and pawl engaged automatically.

Please note that the 32" Kromski loom reed does not have the curved wood frame shown above, but a straight wood frame.

The Kromski tote bag, extra heddles, extra heddle blocks (for more complex weaving) and stands are available separately on the Kromski weaving accessories page.


Kromski Harp Forte Loom Specifications:

Built-in Warping Board, Metal Ratchet and Pawl tension mechanism, European Alder Construction with Clear Coat Finish, optional stand, reeds and carry bag,  5 Year Manufacturer Warranty

Kromski Harp Forte Weaving Accessories

including loom stands, reeds, stick shuttles and more!


Log Cabin Pillow

Check out this easy to weave pattern. It's perfect for beginning weavers and rigid heddle looms. This simple "log cabin" variation is easy to weave. Simply warp your loom with two alternating yarn colors of your choice.

This weaving project is for two pillows so we used a wool yarn,  (Nature Spun Worsted in Ash and Snow). 

Once the warp in on the loom thread the heddle light, dark x 7, then alternate dark, light x 3. Your repeat is a total of 20 threads. Weave the same way. That's it. 


About Kromski Spinning and Weaving Products...

The Kromski's have been wood turners and wheel workers for three generations. In 2000 they began a new facet of their business - exporting their products to the rest of the world. In 2002 an innovative line of rigid heddle weaving looms was added. The Kromski Harp Forte loom is easy to use, even for beginners, and easy to take along! Here are some Rigid Heddle loom FAQs that you might find helpful.

New to Weaving? Don't know where to start? We can help! We can answer all weaving and loom questions you may have and find out which loom is right for you. 503-538-4741

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