Materials & Techniques

Raddle

A device with a row of spikes set into a wooden base that is used for spacing the warp while winding it onto a treadle loom.

Excerpt from

Ann Rowe, “Glossary,” in Weaving and Dyeing in Highland Ecuador, edited by Ann Rowe, Laura Miller and Lynn Meisch (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007): 289-295.