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Halcyon Equipment Catalog XIV

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Bluster Bay Mini Closed-bottom End-Delivery Shuttle

A perfect shuttle for perfect selvedges that's perfect for your loom.

Designed for weavers who prefer a smaller, lighter weight end-feed shuttle. These 11 1/2" mini end-feed shuttles are perfect for narrow warps, for use with table looms or floor looms with small sheds and for weavers with small hands, with a profile of 1". Weighs approx. 3.7 oz.

These mini end-feeds use the same versatile and easy-to-thread tensioning system as our larger end-feed shuttles. However, they are designed to carry lightweight and inexpensive Swedish paper pirns instead of heavier plastic ones.


Item Number: 68001110 $88.00    Add

Bluster Bay Mini Open-bottom End-Delivery Shuttle

A perfect shuttle for perfect selvedges that's perfect for your loom.

Designed for weavers who prefer a smaller, lighter weight end-feed shuttle. These 11 1/2" mini end-feed shuttles are perfect for narrow warps, for use with table looms or floor looms with small sheds and for weavers with small hands, with a profile of 1". Weighs approx. 3.7 oz.

These mini end-feeds use the same versatile and easy-to-thread tensioning system as our larger end-feed shuttles. However, they are designed to carry lightweight and inexpensive Swedish paper pirns instead of heavier plastic ones.


Item Number: 68001100 $88.00    Add

Casco Bay Cotton Worsted * 630 yds/lb.

Halcyon Yarn's Signature Casco Bay Cotton yarns are the most beautiful, versatile cotton yarns available! Casco Bay Cottons are perfect for knitting, crocheting and weaving in two practical weights of 100% cotton. The soft, subtle texture, easy care and mellow sunwashed colors of our Casco Bay Sport Cotton and Casco Bay Worsted Cotton are a welcome addition to any weaver's or knitter's palette. The tiny criss-cross binder gives just a hint of elasticity, a feature that is so welcome in knitting and crocheting with cotton. Weavers can use Casco Bay Cotton yarns alone in warp and weft or in combination with many of our other fine yarns. Consider it as pattern weft in overshot or summer and winter patterns. It's also an interesting weft for warp-face weaves. Knitters will also find Casco Bay Cottons combine beautifully with other yarns - take a look at Luna Paints (item #068, page 43) for a similar worsted weight cotton yarn in variegated colors!

Casco Bay Cottons Care:

Machine washability and subtle colors that fade softly and gradually make these ideal yarns for easy care children's sweaters and baby blankets. As with any cotton some shrinkage may occur after washing. To accurately determine sizing and sett or gauge be sure to wash and finish your swatch as you will your completed piece. Due to its soft construction, items made with these yarns fill out nicely after gentle machine washing and drying. When working with bold or highly contrasting colors we suggest testing for color fastness. It is not uncommon for excess dye to be present in strong colors. If bleeding occurs, skein and wash until the water runs clear and let hang dry.


Item Number: 0972030M $48.95    Add

Halcyon Yarn Rug Wool

Halcyon Yarn Signature Classic Rug Wool is a sturdy, beautiful and versatile wool rug yarn. Halcyon Yarn's exclusive 3-ply wool rug yarn is custom spun and dyed in the finest spinning mills and dye houses in America. The durable wool fiber is perfect for creating beautiful and stylish wool rugs and tapestries. Our Classic Rug Wool yarn is available in nearly 100 colors, the broad color palette offers both solid colors and heathered colors and is an enduring favorite among rug weavers. A great yarn for rugs, tapestries, hooked, knitted or crocheted projects. Halcyon Yarn Rug Wool is easy to hand-dye with Earthues Natural, acid or Country Classic dyes for more subtle coloration. Since our rug wool is 100% wool it will felt so it's great for knitted or crocheted rugs made loosely and then felted for an extra sturdy finish. Our Classic Rug Wool comes in hefty 4 oz hanks or in 55" strands perfect for accents. Rug Wool is mothproofed for longevity.

Weavers:

Recommended Warps: 100% Worsted Wool Warp (Item #110 or #111) and 100% Linen Soft Finish Warp (Item #112). Recommended Setts: Weft Faced Plain Weave: Use the 2, 3, or 4 ply warps doubled or tripled at 4 epi. Use the 5 ply single at 4 epi (5 epi with beater weights). Twill: Use the 2, 3, or 4 ply warps doubled at 5 - 6 epi. Use the 5 ply linen doubled at 4 epi or single at 5 epi. Suggested Weft Amounts: Plain Weave: Allow 1 - 1.5 skeins per square foot. Twill & Boundweave: Allow 1.5 - 2 skeins per square foot. These weft allowances are adequate for a tight, weft faced weave.

Knitters & Crocheters: Knit at 2.5 st = 1" on size 11 - 13 knitting needles. Crocheters, allow up to 2 skeins per square foot using 1 - 3 strands together and a size O or P crochet hook.

Rug Punchers & Rug Hookers: Allow approximately 2 skeins per square foot. Just need a small amount of yarn for detail? We now sell individual Rug Wool Strands! Each wool strand is approximately 55 inches and 9 strands is equal to about 1 oz.


Item Number: 00111500 $12.95    Add

Maine Made Cherry Swift by Tom Siske

Halcyon Yarn's beautiful hand crafted cherry swift is handmade by a Maine craftsman. This sumptuous swift will make unwinding unruly skeins a pure pleasure. You'll be proud to display this work of art in your home or studio. The simple Shaker styling and hand rubbed oil finish enhance the quality of this swift. It stands 32 in tall and accommodates up to a 72 in skein.


Item Number: 68930010 $250.00    Add

Shotzee Drop Spindle - Exotic Wood

Really, really special and made right here in Bath, Maine from gorgeous exotic hardwoods. The Shotzee drop spindle, is a tad heavier than its cherry wood sister spindle and weighs in at 2 - 2 1/2 ounces.

The shaft and whorl are first roughed out and joined, then turned on the lathe as a unit to preserve balance for the longest spin. The shaft is worked into stops which prevent annoying creep of the yarn cone into the spinner's fingers. It is a beauty you'll love to use. Woods will vary.


Item Number: 69001020 $48.95    Add

Shotzee Medium Weight Cherry Wood Drop Spindle

Beautifully hand turned here in Bath, Maine, the Shotzee cherry drop spindle weighs 1 1/2-1 3/4 ounces. The shaft and whorl are first roughed out and joined, then turned on the lathe as a unit to preserve balance for the longest spin. The shaft is worked into stops which prevent annoying creep of the yarn cone into the spinner's fingers. The stick is worked to have stops which prevent that annoying creep of the yarn cone down into the spinner's fingers. It is a beauty you'll love to use.


Item Number: 69001000 $38.95    Add



Louisa Harding Sari Ribbon

Dream of exotic and beautiful costumes... diaphanous, exquisite, and jewel like. Or how about just WOW! The adjectives for this lovely creature of a yarn barely do it justice. We know you'll find lots of ways to make the most of a ribbon that looks like a Sari in a skein. Weavers can warp or weave with it or combine it with glowing Gemstone Silks and Pearl Cottons. Knitters and crocheters can add sparkle to trim or really go all out to make an entire garment. The shimmer of water colors and sparkle and glitter add to its enchantment.

Made in Turkey.

Paint it on a background of glimmering Gemstone Silk or border a Silk Garden.


Item Number: 17102000 $18.50 see all colors

Oh So Sari Scarves! - Sari Ribbon

Add a little glitz and glitter with our three quick to knit Sari Ribbon scarves. Choose from lacy, diagonal or drop stitch styles for the perfect addition to your wardrobe.


Item Number: 1710001P $4.95    Add

Sari Ribbon Crystal Candy Woven Scarf Kit

Sari ribbon and pearl cotton combine for a candy-look woven scarf. Easy to weave on a rigid heddle loom, 2 shaft or 4 shaft loom. Kit comes with pattern and yarn to weave two scarves. 1 skein Sari ribbon color 9, 1 mini cone each of 3/2 pearl cotton in colors 147, 150 & 123 and 1 mini cone 10/2 pearl cotton color 147.


Item Number: 1710001K $42.50    Add