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Old 01-17-2013, 12:13 AM   #1
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The Wonder-Loom, Need instructions
I purchased a Wonder Loom from Savers and did not notice it did not have directions in the box. It is not the wonder sock loom. This loom is made of plastic and is quite large. There are four long parts of the loom (probably about 2.5 feet for each part). There is a number stamped on it "R-60-4552". I have tried searching the web for the number and for the name but I have not found anything. The pictures on the box look like they are definately from the 70's. Any help would greatly be appreciated. I would really like to use the loom...just dont really know where to start.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:57 AM   #2
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This is a hand knitting website so you'll probably find more info on Google. Search for "wonder loom instructions".

ETA... Oh I see you already tried. Yeah, these old looms are hard to find info on...can you take a picture and post it?
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:01 AM   #3
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I'm not sure how to upload the images. Can I email them to you?

I think my file is too big.
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Click the link in my signature to see how to post and resize images.

I'm not sure I can really be of any help myself. I thought if we saw a pic someone might know of a site or similar loom. I don't know of one offhand.

BTW...did you try YouTube?
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:25 PM   #5
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I did try Youtube...no luck. Thanks for the links to shrink the picture. I am attaching three pictures to see if it helps at all. Thanks again for any help you can give.
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Ohhhh...I see. It's more of a weaving loom. If I find something I'll post it.
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Thank you so much!!!
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You might try contacting the person who runs this blog: http://brownbobbin.blogspot.com/2010...nder-loom.html because it looks like she bought a Wonder-Loom in 2010 (hope that's not you). Maybe she has the instructions or can give you some guidance.

At any rate, it looks like from her blog description that this is more of a weaving loom rather than a knitting loom.

I would think that any video or tutorial giving the basics of weaving on a similar looking loom would give you the information you need.
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Originally Posted by wwright707395 View Post
I purchased a Wonder Loom from Savers and did not notice it did not have directions in the box. It is not the wonder sock loom. This loom is made of plastic and is quite large. There are four long parts of the loom (probably about 2.5 feet for each part). There is a number stamped on it "R-60-4552". I have tried searching the web for the number and for the name but I have not found anything. The pictures on the box look like they are definately from the 70's. Any help would greatly be appreciated. I would really like to use the loom...just dont really know where to start.
I purchased a Wonder loom on Ebay. Was wondering if u had found the directions yet. Because my loom had a perfect set of directions. If u would like...i can scan them into my computer, to send u a copy. Let me know...ok
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jacqsierae, that would be awesome if u could scan them and email them to me. My email is wwright707395@yahoo.com.

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