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
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.

Verulamium
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.

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Ashford Spinning Wheel Traditional. VINTAGE! Single Treadle. Works Good, NICE!

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ANTIQUE UNIQUE WORKING SPINNING WHEEL SIGNED

$149.99
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Ashford Kiwi-3 Spinning Wheel - Folding Treadle / Natural Finish - FREE Shipping

$479.00
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Used Equipment

Used Looms, Spinning Wheels, Carders and Weaving Tools

Countermarche Loom
Countermarche Loom

Here are some places to find used looms, spinning wheels, skein winders and other weaving and handspinning tools.
skein winder

Apple Hollow Farm
Apple Hollow has an interesting collection of antique wheels and looms.

Fiber Equipment and Barter Page
A good barter/swap/trade site if you are looking for used looms, wheels or yarns.

Fiber Art
A site for on-line auctions and classified listings of fiber art related items.

Homestead Weaving Studio
Homestead Weaving Studio has a nice selection of gently used looms, carders and other supplies for the weaver or spinner.

Interweave Books
Learning to Weave
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Rigid Heddle Loom – Weavers Idea Book
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Easy Weaving with Supplemental Warps
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Inkle Pattern Directory
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Opalessence – Used Weaving/Spinning Equipment
Opalessence has a good selection of used looms and spinning wheels.

Spinners’ and Weavers’ Housecleaning Pages
A page devoted to the resale of gently used spinning, weaving and handknitting equipment, yarns and fibres.

The Loom Exchange
Some wonderful finds for used looms and equipment in the UK.

Weavers Friend
Janet Meany has an excellent resource library of manuals for historic looms.

Weavers Guild of Boston
The Weavers Guild of Boston lists used looms and other equipment in their classifieds section.

Weaving Information

Handweaving Books: Beginner Weaving
Weaving for Beginners: An Illustrated Guide (Peggy Osterkamp’s New Guide to Weaving Series)
Provides beginners with the information they need to weave in a clear and enjoyable step-by-step way.
UK: Weaving for Beginners

The Handweaver’s Pattern Directory
Introduction to the tools, equipment, fibers, and yarns used with four-shaft looms, this reference features patterns for 600 different weaves, including twill, zigzag, diamond, herringbone, and block
UK: Handweavers Pattern Directory

A Weaver’s Book of 8-Shaft Patterns: From the Friends of Handwoven
A thousand different patterns on more than 25 weave structures.
UK: 8 Shaft Patterns

Handmade Adjustable Floor Rag Rug Twining Loom 48" x 27.5"

$100.00
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Antique Vintage Nilus Leclerc Loom Tension Box Warp Weaving Wood

$109.99
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Vintage Little Loomhouse 4 Harness Weaving Loom & 4 Treadle Table Stand BIN

$245.00
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ANTIQUE UNIQUE WORKING SPINNING WHEEL SIGNED

$149.99
End Date: Saturday Dec-14-2019 16:44:57 PST
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ASHFORD TRADITIONAL SPINNING WHEEL - EXCELLENT !

$124.00 (1 Bid)
End Date: Saturday Nov-23-2019 16:19:48 PST
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Ashford Kiwi-3 Spinning Wheel - Folding Treadle / Natural Finish - FREE Shipping

$479.00
End Date: Sunday Nov-17-2019 12:29:32 PST
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