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There’s no better way to learn the art of weaving than with one of these beautiful, beginner-friendly weaving kits.
If you’ve been wanting to learn how to weave, these kits will teach you the weaving techniques you need to know – plus give you all the supplies and materials you need to get started.
Whether you’re interested in tapestry weaving, rigid heddle weaving, or other weaving techniques, you’ll find a suitable weaving kit for you on this list.
Keep reading to see all of our recommended weaving kits. Get one for yourself, or give it as a gift.
Learn to Weave with a Kit
Are you interested in learning how to weave, but not quite sure where to begin? I completely understand – it can be overwhelming trying to figure out what weaving tools and yarn you’ll need to create your first woven project.
That’s why I recommend learning how to weave with the help of a weaving kit. The kits contain all of the yarn and weaving tools you’ll need to get started, in one convenient package.
In the list below, I’ve curated ten of my very favorite weaving kits that will help you learn how to weave in no time. The craft kits I’ve chosen are specifically designed with beginners in mind: they include easy-to-understand instructions and all of the required materials you’ll need to complete your very first weaving.
After you learn the basic weaving techniques, you’ll be able to create textured wall art, woven wall hangings, and more. And don’t forget, these weaving kits would make great gifts for friends and family.
What to Look for in a Weaving Kit
Weaving kits can be a little pricey, especially if they include a loom. So, when you’re shopping for weaving kits, you’ll want to make sure you’re choosing a kit with high-quality tools, yarn, and other supplies.
What makes a high-quality kit? A good weaving kit will include all the materials necessary to complete a finished project. Some kits include instructional booklets, and some will include video tutorials or links to video classes.
At a minimum, a kit will have:
- A high-quality loom, such as a frame loom, a lap loom, or a rigid heddle loom.
- Weaving tools, like a heddle, weaving needles, or a comb.
- Warp string and yarn in sufficient quantity to finish the project. Some kits will have wool yarn, and some will have acrylic yarn.
- Easy-to-follow guide with clear instructions. Tutorial videos are a nice bonus!
Some kits may include extra items, like scissors or a project tote bag.
Best Weaving Kits
A collection of the best weaving kits for beginners. If you want to learn how to weave wall art tapestries, you can't do better than one of these gorgeous kits that include everything you need to get started.
Pibione Tapestry Weaving Workshop
First on the list is this beautiful Pibione tapestry weaving kit from The Crafter's Box. If you haven't heard of it before, Pibione is a unique style of weaving that translates to ‘grapes’ in Italian. It refers to the small bumps within the tapestry that create a beautifully textured pattern.
This kit includes:
- A custom 18×24” large maple loom + sword or ‘pick up’ stick
- A skein of South African merino wool
- A skein of hand-dyed indigo fingering yarn
- A skein of cotton warp string
- Two dowels: a small Pibione dowel and a dowel for wall hanging
- 100% cotton 3 ply rope
- An extra-long tapestry needle
Learn Frame Weaving with Lindsey Campbell
If you love modern, graphic designs, you'll love this frame weaving kit. It includes everything you need to make intricate woven wall art that you can use to decorate your home.
This kit includes:
- Handcrafted birch wood frame, 10″ x 10″ x .75″
- Two 4-ply wool yarn skeins in black and sugar
- Two metal crochet hooks, 4mm
- Big eye tapestry needle
- Custom diamond pattern
- Custom star pattern
Rya Weaving Tutorial & Kit
Create a super textured wall hanging with this amazing Rya Weaving Kit from artist and weaver Maryanne Moodie.
The tools & materials included in this kit:
- A crafted maple wooden loom (roughly 11×22″ in size) + a shuttle & sword
- Natural wool roving and a selection of alpaca & sheep’s wool yarns in a neutral palette
- A dowel and suede cording for hanging
- Warp string
Weaving kit for beginners
Here is a complete beginner-friendly kit with a gorgeous color palette. I love how this kit includes everything you need to complete a project, including a variety of different textures of yarn. The instructions are fairly easy to follow, and the included e-book has lots of images.
- A lap loom made in beechwood (dimensions 28 cm x 39 cm, weaving surface 23 cm wide)
- A rotative heddle bar- 2 shuttles
- A yarn needle
- A comb
- A wooden dowel to hang your piece
- Cotton for warping your loom
- 6 types of fibers (including merino wool roving, sari silk and/or fuzzy cotton, blend of wool, cotton)*
- A 30 page e-book with pictures and detailed explanations on weaving basics and techniques, including a complete guide on how to make a woven wall hanging from A to Z (which will be sent to you by email, PDF file)
Ashford Weaving Starter Kit (Monochrome)
Start your creative weaving journey here! Making woven wall hangins in on-trend, fun and so easy to do. This kit contains everything you need to create your first wall hanging! It also makes a perfect gift for anyone wanting to try weaving!
Weaving Starter kit includes:
Ashford Weaving Frame
Ashford Weaving Needle
Ashford Tekapo 12ply yarn
Ashford fibre for texture
dowel for hanging
20" Frame Loom Weaving Kit Blush
Made with beginners in mind, this weaving frame kit offers a basic introduction to weaving. The weaving frame is easy to assemble, and comes with a set of beams with strong plastic teeth to accurately and evenly space your warp threads.
This loom in this kit measures 20 inches wide and 23 inches long (So you will be able to create weavings up to those dimensions.)
This kit includes:
1 - 20" X 23" Weaving Frame (Two hard maple beams and Two dowel supports)
1 - Shuttle
1 - Pickup Stick
1 - Weaving Needle
1 - Yarn Needle
1 - Small Scissor
800 Yards Warp Yarn
4 Balls of 100% Wool Yarn - Blush, Beige, Ash, & Taupe
1 oz Roving - Ivory
1 - 10" Hanging Rod
1 - Maple Wood Weaving Comb
1 - Fabric Loom Bag
The loom is handcrafted by Beka Inc. in Saint Paul, Minnesota from sustainably sourced hard maple wood.
Beginner's Weaving Kit with Loom, yarn and tools
Here's a kit put together by weaving superstar, Maryanne Moodie. If you love following her on social media, you'll love her at-home weaving kit
This kit is designed for self-learners. While it doesn't give you the same experience as doing one of her in-person classes, this weaving kit is the next best thing.
What's included in the kit:
1 x Hand made, sustainable loom 12"x16"
1 x a downloadable PDF of the instructional booklet
1 x calico bag
1 x yarn needle
Enough yarn to complete your first weave
Some hand spun or unspun yarn to experiment with
Beginner weaving loom kit: Tapestry frame with yarn and tools
I know you'll love this modern weaving loom kit, which includes a wooden frame and all necessary tools. This is a perfect kit for beginners and beyond. The frame loom is easy to hold in your hands or use on a table. Get this kit and make your first of many amazing woven wall hangings.
The kit includes:
Frame (width 25cm, height 30cm)
-Detachable heddle bar (which creates the opening between the threads)
-Pack of yarn
-cotton warp thread
-cotton bag for storage
Weaving loom kit for beginners (includes a PDF instruction booklet)
Easy to assemble, this weaving kit comes with everything you need to practice the craft of weaving.
In this starter kit you will find a high-quality wooden loom with tools and materials. It also includes a PDF instructional e-book for beginners to help you complete your first project!
The kit includes:
1 x Wooden loom, Medium size (35x45cm)
Wooden turning heddle bar
3 x Wooden shuttle sticks
1 x Wooden comb
2 x yarn needle
1 x wooden stick
1 x cotton warp thread
8 x skeins of yarn, roving...(200g-250g)
A PDF instruction e-book
Weaving Loom Kit. Small rectangular lap loom.
Learn to weave with this small lap loom kit. These beginner-friendly looms are laser cut and hand finished in a Yorkshire studio with strong 6mm FSC certified wood.
With these looms you can make wall hangings, decorations, and even small cushions.
This maker sells three types of kits. You can customize your kit so that you get exactly the supplies you need.
KIT weaving a cloud
If you've ever wanted to weave a cloud, now is your chance! With this kit, you'll be able to work with beautiful materials like the eco-friendly cotton, gorgeous Merino Roving, and a mini loom.
The finished weaving measures 8 inches in width by 14 inches in length.
THE KIT INCLUDES:
- mini weaving loom and 1 shuttle (optional- please make a selection in the dropdown menu)
- bamboo comb
- weaving needle
- a small cone of cotton warp string
- ball of white eco-cotton
- 5 balls of colored eco-cotton
- 90 gr. merino roving
- wooden dowel to hang the finished project
Set of 5 Round Weaving Looms
What about weaving in the round? Break out of the rectangle and try this set of 5 circular looms to weave your masterpieces! Made from 1/4" maple panel, outer loom measures 10.5 inches.
Every set comes with a 20% off discount code to learn round weaving from the Ashton Zager 'Weaving in the Round' eBook! Ashon's tutorial will guide you with tips and techniques to create your own perfect round weaving!
Lion Brand Yarn 5002-200 Martha Stewart Crafts DIY Weaver Starter Kit
The DIY Weaver starter Kit from Martha Stewart and Lion Brand is perfect for beginners. It's smaller than other loom kits, so it's great for apartment dwellers or small spaces. It's also the perfect size for kids to learn to weave.
Dimensions: 13.5 x 11.375 x 1.25
The innovative loom base and moveable pegs make it easy to weave fun shapes and create woven pictures.
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Wednesday 11th of November 2020
Hi I'm hoping you can advise a loom on a stand that my mum. Can make. Scarfs, blankets, bags ect with. She can't look down for long so would need to be on a stand. Thanks karen
Wednesday 11th of November 2020
Sure, were you thinking about getting a rigid heddle loom, then? I know that the Ashford Rigid Heddle Loom has a stand. I don't have it myself but it has good reviews.
Or, if you were thinking about a simple table loom, this one looks highly rated. (affiliate links)