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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.
Lollipops are highly decorated, handpainted top-whorl spindles, and threading/sley hooks. And you can see how the lollipops are made.
5000 years ago, yarn for clothing was spun on hand spindles.This firm makes a variety of spindles.
How to Spin Using a Drop Spindle – You Tube
Spindle Spinning Books
Learn to Spin Drop Spindle Kit – Dyed
A drop spindle and spinning fiber, everything you need to get started with handspinning.