Tag Archives: spindles

Handspinning Tools: spintools

Comfort Combs
These wool combs, made by Don Contraman in Montana have a more comfortable handle.

Earth Guild
Located in Asheville, NC. They carry mini-combs, wool and cotton cards, drum carders, and drop spindles.

Ewesful Creations
Jude Pilote makes a tensioned lazy kate.

Louet has both Dutch combs, that clamp to the table, and Mini-combs in single or double row as well as hand and drum carders.

Running Moon Farm
Hand crafted tools are made from whatever wood is dry in the shed, niddy-noddys, orifice hooks, nostepinde, shuttles, and tapestry beaters.

Shady Haven
Shady Haven is a dealer for the Roberta Electric Spinner.

Waterproof Yarn Blocker
A waterproof plastic yarn blocker lets you wind dry yarn onto the blocker and then wet it. Much nicer.

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

Used Equipment
Thinking of buying recycled wheels or looms? Here are some places that offer used equipment.

vintage 1969 Treadle Spinning Wheel Excellent Condition

$103.50 (14 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Mar-25-2018 12:31:00 PDT
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Ashford Kiwi-2 Spinning Wheel / Unfinished

End Date: Monday Apr-16-2018 17:50:53 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $400.00
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Bigger Box Charkha (Traditional) spinning wheel crafted in India

End Date: Wednesday Apr-18-2018 7:03:53 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $169.00
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