Cricket Loom Debuts on the Food Network

Hey you Cricket lovers! Our Cricket Loom has just starred in a cooking show! See how Alton Brown uses weaving to explain pizza dough kneading.

PS! You’ll also notice that he forgot to place his warp OVER the back beam–a common mistake. Oh well, it looks like he was having fun nevertheless.

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Schacht Spindle

Schacht Spindle Company, Inc. was founded during the back-to-earth movement of the late 1960s and its accompanying craft resurgence. Their first loom was a simple tapestry loom, a version which they still make today. Over nearly 50 years, Schacht has developed a broad range of high-quality hand weaving and hand spinning tools, including their popular Cricket Loom and Ladybug Spinning wheel. Schacht’s mission is to create beautiful and well-designed products that enhance customers’ weaving and spinning experience through innovative problem solving, creative ideas, skilled woodworking and craftsmanship, and friendly, knowledgeable customer service. Schacht’s family-owned business is located in Boulder, Colorado.