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Hand Spindles

roman drop spindle

Spindle Spinspirations
Kat Walton is an accomplished spindle spinner. Her work shows what can be done with a Turkish spindle.

Turkish Spindle – Product Review
A Turkish spindle is an ingenious invention that allows you to create a centre-pull ball while you spin.

A visit to Verulamium to see ancient Roman spindles, artifacts and other archaeological textile finds.

At Hatchtown, they spend a lot of time thinking about spindles. They come in all sizes and styles: low whorl, high whorls, supported, Turkish.

Lollipop Spindles
Lollipops are highly decorated, handpainted top-whorl spindles, and threading/sley hooks. And you can see how the lollipops are made.

Woolly Designs
5000 years ago, yarn for clothing was spun on hand spindles.This firm makes a variety of spindles.

Drop Spindles

How to Spin Using a Drop Spindle – You Tube

Spindle Spinning Books

Productive Spindling
A look at top whorl, bottom whorl and Turkish spindle methods to boost your techniques for efficiency and make productivity fun
UK: Productive Spindling

Spinning in the Old Way
A guide to readers in the fast-track, low-cost, high-quality approach to spinning. No spinning wheel required.
UK: Spinning in the Old Way

Learn to Spin Drop Spindle Kit – Dyed
A drop spindle and spinning fiber, everything you need to get started with handspinning.

Spinning Wheels: allwheels

Information about charkha spinning.

Hand Spindles
You don’t need a lot of equipment to make handspun yarn. Here are some how-to lessons, suppliers and makers spindles, drop, supported, Turkish.

Handspinning Tools
Hand carders, drum carders, niddy noddys, wool combs, blockers, flickers, lazy kates, distaffs and other spinners tools.

Junk Store Treasures
A photo gallery of antique spinning wheels and tools.

Spinning Clip Art
A collection of spinning clip art, wallpaper and screensavers.

Spinning Wheels
Suppliers and makers of spinning wheels and equipment from Australia to Holland.

Spinning Wheel Info
Advice about how to care for your wheel.

Turkish Spindles
A product review of Turkish Spindles.

Used Equipment
Looking for a used spinning wheel? You can find them here.

Spinning Wheel Plans

Handspinning Books

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

The Whole Craft of Spinning: From the Raw Material to the Finished Yarn
Everything you need to know from set-up to finished product in order to create distinctive yarns for use in knitting, weaving, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, and macrame.
UK: Whole Craft of Spinning

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