Jump to navigation
The projects section is a collection of all woven things shared on Weavolution.
Browse drafts shared by other users!
Browse the variety of looms available and add the looms you own to your virtual studio.
Browse the yarns listed on Weavolution and add what you own to your virtual stash!
Click here to view all fibers added to the site. This will show you the fiber stash of the entire community! If you are just looking for some gorgeous colors, this is a great place to look!
Cyber Fiber classes are online weaving classes fully accessible on Weavolution. Enroll in a Cyber Fiber class today!
Check our calendar for fiber events or weaving workshops near you, or perhaps to visit while on holiday!
See the many resources available to help you with calculations for your projects, etc.
Browse many weaving books that have been published, bookmark the ones you own, or click on the links to buy (where possible).
Purchase Laura Fry's Magic in the Water here!
Groups are a place for discussion. All discussions will occur in groups, which can be very specific or general in nature.
A list of guilds, if your guild is not listed, please send us the information!
Weaving related business that support Weavolution!
Buy, Sell, or Trade your spare Weaving equipment or accessories.
See all recent posts on Weavolution.
See projects, drafts, yarns, looms, and comments you have bookmarked.
Groups you have joined here. You can share yarn, projects, and drafts with your groups. Join in the ongiong discussions.
Your projects all in one place. Look back at your fantastic weaving projects, add new notes and reference the notes you already made.
This will show all your drafts. This includes drafts you have created and those who have bookmarked.
Books you own (you have bookmarked).
Looms you have shared on Weavolution.
This area shows you yarn, commercial and handspun yarns.
Your fiber stash all in one place. Look back at your fantastic fiber, add new notes and reference the notes you already made.
Submitted by susiehoke on Tue, 04/17/2018 - 07:45
I'm considering buying a Baby Mac. For those of you who own both, how does the little one compare with a big Mac? I own a 40" 8 harness Mac and love it. Thanks.
I don't think there's much of a comparison. The baby is designed to be a portable floor loom that will fold into a very compact bundle, and is easily moved. It does sacrifice a lot to meet these ends. That said, mine performs better than I thought it would, and is the one loom that I have in my house. I work on when I don't want to heat my studio. Its major drawbacks are that you can't fold it when it's tied up, and the shafts are so close together that they catch on each other. I am thinking of replacing it with a small dobby loom.
If I were looking for a very compact 8 shaft loom, I think I would look at a Wolf Pup, which can be folded when warped.
I have several Big Macs but I use my Baby Mac all the time for testers, samples and/or smaller projects. My harnesses never stick and my loom is quite old.
I am so happy for you that you do not have the sticky shaft problem that several people have posted on, and is the reason that mine had big paper clips on the shafts when I bought it. The point to be taken is that if you are looking for a small portable loom, a Baby Mac is to be considered. But if you want the performance of a larger Mac, the Baby is not designed to deliver that, and shouldn't be expected to. The sticky shafts are why replacement is a consideration