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Junk Store Treasures - Antique Spinning Wheels

Junk Store Treasures
A favourite past-time of mine when I travel is to visit second-hand shops. Hidden away in a dusty
corner, I sometimes find antique spinning wheels, looms and other textile
treasures. I can’t take them all home with me, so the next best thing is
to take photos. Here are a few.

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Saxony Style Spinning Wheels

Quebec Wheel

Double-Band

I found this lovely wheel at Neat Stuf

in Thrums, BC
(I couldn’t resist – it spins beautifully,

so I brought this one home.)

J. Cook Spinning Wheel

Another wheel found at Neat Stuf

made by J. Cook

 

Handspinning Books

The Knitter’s Book of Wool: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding, Using, and Loving this Most Fabulous Fiber
The vast world of sheep and their wool into the language and context of knitting.
UK: Knitters Book of Wool

The Intentional Spinner
Offering a blend of technical knowledge, history, and easy-to-use tips, this inspiring collection of spinning wisdom deftly explores the three fundamental areas of yarn production: understanding fibers, managing yarn structure, and making yarns that precisely meet the spinner’s needs.
UK: Intentional Spinner

Spin Control
Focusing at first on the spinning wheel, emphasis is placed on the importance of adjusting and customizing the wheel for best results.
UK: Spin Control

..more Handspinning books

 

Spinning Wheels

 

Spinning wheel

Spinning wheel
Current price:
$125.00
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Spinning wheel
Seller: eBay

Mulberry Silk Top Fiber Spinning Papermaking Dye #1

Mulberry Silk Top Fiber Spinning  Papermaking Dye #1
Current price:
$60.00
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Mulberry Silk Top Fiber Spinning  Papermaking Dye #1
Seller: eBay

Native South American Handicraft Looms blanket for decoration

Native South American Handicraft Looms blanket for decoration
Current price:
$90.00
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Native South American Handicraft Looms blanket for decoration
Seller: eBay

WOODEN JAPANESE COTTON GIN SPINNING WHEEL

WOODEN JAPANESE COTTON GIN SPINNING WHEEL
Current price:
$379.99
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WOODEN JAPANESE COTTON GIN SPINNING WHEEL
Seller: eBay
 

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