How Your Spinning Wheel Spins

A free lesson in learning how your spinning wheel works or how to control the twist and tension

Hand spinning – Crimp Twist and Wheel Ratios

How to handspin with the crimp and twist

Spinning Wheel Images

Images of antique spinning wheels and handspinning tools.

Handspinning Tools

Tools and equipment for handspinners, spindles, carders

Spinning Wheel Info

Spinning wheels and how to spin

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”

Kromski Polonaise Spinning Wheel

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”

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”