Some people like to collect decorative weaving shuttles, but to me they are a very practical tool.
There are different styles of shuttles specialized for different uses. If you are weaving rag rugs, you need a shuttle with enough room for the strips of cloth.
I have two types of boat shuttles.
I use a boat shuttle most frequently because I use a lot of wool yarn and cotton thread.
Different brands like LeClerc and Schacht come in slightly different shapes and weights.
It's a matter of personal preference. You really need to experiment and see which one feels good in your hand.
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