Adding/Removing Heddles on IDL

Does anybody have any good ideas for making it easier to add/remove heddles from the heddle bars?

I'm forever cutting myself on the paperclip thingies which hold the bars into the shafts and trying to manipulate the bars to get the heddles on and off is my pet hate.

Comments

Posted on Mon, 07/20/2009 - 02:28

well, I leave mine on, when I thread I always slid a few 3/4 "buddy" heddles over with the one in hand and spread them over the cloth.  This leaves me cheating room for when I make a threading error.  It requires me to know how may heddles are on each shaft but once you count them you mark the shaft and then you can figure the math for each project.