Corfu Spindle

A few days ago, I was delighted to find this wonderful gift in the post. My friend Agathi the weaver, from Corfu, sent me this beautiful spindle. It is like the one that her mother used to spin fine yarns on. Agathis asked her son Mario to make it for me. This is such a … Continue reading “Corfu Spindle”

Kromski Polonaise Spinning Wheel: aa072310

I bought a new spinning wheel recently- A Kromski Polonaise from Wingham Woolwork. This is a Ferrari of spinning wheels. In order to give this new wheel a true test of what it can do, I then went to London’s local weaving centre – located in North London – Handweavers Studio and Gallery where they … Continue reading “Kromski Polonaise Spinning Wheel: aa072310”

Schacht Spinning Wheel for sale

My Beautiful & Gently Used Schacht LadyBug Spinning Wheel w/attached lazy kate I have a beautiful Schacht LadyBug Spinning wheel with the attached tensioned lazy kate. Unfortunately, due to my own disability, I can no longer treadle with my left foot. THIS WHEEL HAS NOW SOLD I would like to sell this beautiful Spinning Wheel … Continue reading “Schacht Spinning Wheel for sale”

Wool spinning: blclipart9

Textile clipart, spinning wool, spinning wheels

Spinning Wheels: blclipart8

Textile clipart – spinning wheels.

Verulamium Spindles and Looms: aa062304

The Verulamium museum has an impressive collection of spinning and weaving tools.

Spinning Wheel Info: wheelinfo

Spinning wheels and how to spin

Hand Spindles

Drop Spindles, Turkish spindles