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.

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

Hatchtown
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.