Schacht News


We are celebrating 40 years of making tools for the craft we love. And to commorate this special milestone, we are planning many ways to celebrate. As we go along, we’ll be posting updates, events, and specials on our website.

“I Made It On My Schacht” Contest
The first thing, though, I want to be sure to let you know about is our “I Made It On My Schacht” Contest. We’ve got loads of great prizes, including a cherry Wolf Pup, and one-of-kind special edition Matchless Spinning Wheel. With both expert and novice categories, there’s really no excuse not to be involved. We’ve got all of the details on our Schacht web site.

Also, I’m super excited about our YouTube Challenge. Demonstrate weaving on any Schacht Loom or spinning on a Schacht wheel or spindle and send us the link to your YouTube Video. We’ll judge for information, entertainment value, use of Schacht equipment. The idea is to get more weaving and spinning on the web. The winner of the YouTube Challenge will receive a $250 shopping spree for Schacht goodies.

Plan to enter with your friends or through your local shop!

Cherry Matchless Spinning Wheel
Starting in June, we’ll be shipping our limited edition of Cherry Matchless Double Treadle Spinning Wheels. Check with your favorite dealer to reserve yours now.

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.