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Hand Spinning drop spindle starter kit

Hand Spinning drop spindle starter kit

A great but reasonably-priced general-purpose drop spindle for hand spinning. With a book and fibre

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kit : £28 green tick available from stock
with standard hand carders : £69 green tick available from stock

plus postage NB - UK only   

Next dispatch: Thu 27 Apr

Top-whorl drop spindles - Rosewood

Top-whorl drop spindles - Rosewood

Design A

Beautiful-looking spindles which spin beautifully too. The wood is Indian sheesham wood, an old member of the rosewood family. They weigh 50-60g, whorl 80mm, 10" (250mm) long with a tapered spindle. Includes free fibre.

More about the Top-whorl drop spindles - Rosewood

Design A : £19 green tick available from stock

plus postage NB - UK only   

Next dispatch: Thu 27 Apr

Top-whorl drop spindles - Rosewood

Top-whorl drop spindles - Rosewood

Design B

Beautiful-looking spindles which spin beautifully too. The wood is Indian sheesham wood, an old member of the rosewood family. They weigh 50-60g, whorl 80mm, 10" (250mm) long with a tapered spindle. Includes free fibre.

More about the Top-whorl drop spindles - Rosewood

Design B : £19 green tick available from stock

plus postage NB - UK only   

Next dispatch: Thu 27 Apr

Top-whorl drop spindles - Rosewood

Top-whorl drop spindles - Rosewood

Design E

Beautiful-looking spindles which spin beautifully too. The wood is Indian sheesham wood, an old member of the rosewood family. They weigh 50-60g, whorl 80mm, 10" (250mm) long with a tapered spindle. Includes free fibre.

More about the Top-whorl drop spindles - Rosewood

Design E : £19 green tick available from stock

plus postage NB - UK only   

Next dispatch: Thu 27 Apr

Top-whorl drop spindles - Rosewood

Top-whorl drop spindles - Rosewood

Design F

Beautiful-looking spindles which spin beautifully too. The wood is Indian sheesham wood, an old member of the rosewood family. They weigh 50-60g, whorl 80mm, 10" (250mm) long with a tapered spindle. Includes free fibre.

More about the Top-whorl drop spindles - Rosewood

Design F : £19 green tick available from stock

plus postage NB - UK only   

Next dispatch: Thu 27 Apr

Turkish Spindle

Turkish Spindle

This is a fun way to make a neat ball of singles which can be plied (from the centre and the outside). The crossbars slide away to leave the cake of yarn intact. 14" (350mm) long and weighs 1.5 oz (50gm). Comes with instruction leaflet and I include free fibre.

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£28.5 green tick available from stock

plus postage NB - UK only   

Next dispatch: Thu 27 Apr

Ashford top-whorl drop spindles

Ashford top-whorl drop spindles

Well balanced. Strong spring wire hook bent to help keep your yarn from arcing out of the hook. Lacquered finish. Long shaft helps to balance the spindle and allow for "down the thigh" propulsion for high speed spinning. Ashford produce these spindles in a range of sizes from 50mm diameter/17g/0.5oz (very small) to 90mm/80g/2.75oz (quite large). Includes free fibre.

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50mm / 17g : £15.76 green tick available from stock
60mm / 22g : £15.76 green tick available from stock
70mm / 35g : £17.20 green tick available from stock
80mm / 60g : £18.90 green tick available from stock
90mm / 80g : £20.80 green tick available from stock

plus postage NB - UK only   

Next dispatch: Thu 27 Apr

Ashford Classic Spindle

Ashford Classic Spindle

A great all-round drop spindle for hand spinning. Perfect for medium and chunky yarns. The whorl (bottom-whorl) is nice and chunky and keeps the spindle spinning. 14" (355mm) long altogether, whorl is 4" (100mm) diameter and weighs approx 90g (3 oz). Comes with instruction leaflet. Includes free fibre.

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£15 green tick available from stock

plus postage NB - UK only   

Next dispatch: Thu 27 Apr

Mayan Paddle Spinner or Rakestraw spinner - Yew / Oak

Mayan Paddle Spinner or Rakestraw spinner - Yew / Oak

A fun way to spin! It's great for new spinners or children because it uses the 'park and draft' method. Adding twist is achieved by whirling it around like a football rattle.

You can now buy this item directly from the maker, Rod Grant of Innerleithen Spinning Wheels.

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