Most looms are sized by the center to center peg distance known as the loom sett or gauge. So, to help you in choosing your next or first loom purchase we are offering you a little information about the different sizes of loom setts/gauges available. Remember the closer to peg distance the more pegs on the loom.
Adjustable Gauge Looms
There is one totally unique loom that has built it’s reputation as being the only adjustable gauge loom: The Kiss Loom. Visit their site for more information. They have excellent resources available and are always willing to help you find your next purchase.
Large Sett/Gauge Looms
Most mass-produced looms fall into this category, CinDWood Looms also has looms in this category with a peg distance of 3/4″ (12/16″) and 5/8 (10/16″). The center to center peg distance is greater than 5/8″ or 10/16″.
Regular Sett/Gauge Looms
DA Looms, CindWood Looms and Markman Farm Looms all offer looms with a center to center peg distance of 1/2″ or 8/16″.
Small Sett/Gauge or Extra Small Sett/Gauge
DA Looms, Markman Farm Looms and the non-adjustable sock loom from Authentic Knitting Board offer looms that have a center to center peg distance of 3/8″ (6/16″).
Authentic Knitting Board looms have a pin center to center peg distance of 5/16″
Fine Sett/Gauge Looms
DA Looms and Markman Farm Looms offer Fine Sett/Gauge looms with a center to center peg distance 1/4″ (4/16″).
Extra Fine Sett/Gauge Looms
DA Looms offers looms with a center to center peg distance of 3/16″.