Harrisville Designs "PEG LOOM":
Weaving with the PEG LOOM is as easy as...over, under, over, under!
Weaving allows kids to experience their creative abilities by introducing them to the joys of working with their hands. Kids feel provide as they make beautiful woven treasures! Weaving helps develop fine motor control, finger dexterity, concentration and basic mathematical spatial skills.
The PEG LOOM is a great and affordable way for kids to discover the excitement of weaving. The PEG LOOM helps you discover the basic techniques of weaving, the interlacing of warp and weft threads, by moving the threaded needle over and under the warp string to produce fabric.
Wool is a natural fiber. It comes from animals such as sheep, goats, camels, llamas and alpacas. most of Harrisville's wood comes from Merino sheep.
Wool is warm and soft. Wool is naturally safe. It is fire resistant and will not melt when burned as synthetic fibers do. Wool is a renewable resource.
Wool resists dirt, retains its appearance and stays cleaner longer than synthetics.
Affordable Introduction to Weaving!
The Peg Loom is a great and affordable way for kids to discover the excitement of real tapestry weaving. Children immediately grasp the technique of weaving with this simple, sturdy loom.
Learn the basics by making a beautiful wallhanging, mug rug, or purse! You can also make coasters ("mug rugs"), rugs for doll houses, doll blankets, magic carpets, and much more!
A great Grandma & Me project! A great loom for beginners!
Weaving is an ancient craft. Human beings have been weaving for at least 8000 years. In the New Stone Age, people learned to weave fibers from the flax plant to make protective clothing. Pieces of woven cloth have been discovered in Asia that date back to 6000 B.C.
The Egyptians turned weaving into an art form and beautiful fabrics have been found there dating from 3000 B.C. Large tapestries were used for warmth, decoration, and even to record parables and history.
Length of Play: Unlimited Fun!
Product Size: 12.5" x 10.25" x 2"
Product Weight: 0.8 lbs
Brand: Harrisville Designs
7" x 10" Hardwood Loom with Rugged Slanted Nylon Pegs
100% Pure Wool Yarn in Bright Colors
Cotton Warp String
Plastic Needle for Easy Weaving
Learning Magazine, Teacher's Choice Award
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Gold Seal Award
The Lion and Lamb Project, Top 20 Non-Violent Toys Award
Product Warnings & Safety Information:
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - SMALL PARTS. This loom contains small pieces and is not suitable for children under 3 years of age.