08.27.09

Schacht Bulky Plyer Flyer

Posted in Spinning Wheels, New Tools, Spinning Tools at 7:22 pm by Elizabeth

Wow!, Now you can spin bulky funky yarns on your Schacht wheel! Large bobbin–Ideal for plying.  Pre Order Today and be the first to add this to your Schacht wheel.

The Schacht Bulky Plyer Flyer is scheduled to begin shipping Fall 2009. Add plying and bulky yarn capabilities to any Schacht Matchless or Schacht Ladybug Spinning Wheel.
Features include a generously-sized 7/8” orifice, large capacity bobbin (about 8 oz), sliding flyer hooks with incremental stops, and large round guide hooks.   Click here for further details and ordering.

08.17.09

Kromski Symphony Hand Spinning Wheel

Posted in Spinning Wheels at 4:24 pm by Elizabeth

This wheel has the details spinners have come to expect with Kromski products - lots of finely turned wood, attention to detail, and all the features spinners ask for.

Start with a good size wheel diameter - 24″ - that rotates on bearing sleeves that contribute to effortless treadling.   The double treadles are well engineered to be comfortable through long spinning sessions. The flyer is double drive but also has Scotch tensioning for single drive use.   Click here for more details.

Kromski Sonata Handspinning Wheel

Posted in Spinning Wheels at 4:21 pm by Elizabeth

If you seek a wheel that is portable, easy to carry and folds out into a full size spinning wheel  Check out the Sonata.  From the Kromskis of Poland, is a marriage between the classic architecture and design concepts shared with all other Kromski wheels and the functional needs of a wheel that folds. You get both. Clear lacquer or walnut finish.
It is a full-size spinning wheel that folds and packs away as a small package, making it perfect for traveling, guild and festival gatherings or simply storage when not in use.  
Click here for more details.

Kromski Polonaise Spinning Wheel

Posted in Spinning Wheels at 4:18 pm by Elizabeth

The look of wheels from the Baltic area of Poland and Scandinavia. In fact, a well known spinning wheel historian has said that the manner in which this wheel is built is as close to being historically correct as he has seen. This will be a plus for spinners wanting the “real thing” and for the growing community of re enactors. The amount of decorative turning on this wheel is substantial, making it a sight to behold.

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Kromski Minstrel Hand Spinning Wheel

Posted in Spinning Wheels at 4:11 pm by Elizabeth

From the Kromskis of Poland, this wheel sets new standards for castle style wheels. It features a wide, steady base for the double treadle operation and the wheel, which is larger than many upright wheels - 18″. The wheel is easy to mount on the two support posts. The third post will mount an optional distaff.

Larger than the Kromski Mazurka, The Minstrel has stronger, bolder lines and a larger base to accommodate the larger wheel diameter and the double treadles

Click here for more details.

Kromski Mazurka Handspinning Wheel

Posted in Spinning Wheels at 4:03 pm by Elizabeth

The classic look of eastern European wheels of old.

The novel wheel-within-a-wheel makes you think of mazurka dancers spinning round and round.

The Mazurka design won recognition for Leon Kromski throughout Poland. One look at the detail in this wheels will astound you - what craftsmanship!

Made of European alder and birch, the Mazurka features both double drive and scotch tension spinning.

Click here for further details.

Schacht Reeves Saxony Hand Spinning Wheel

Posted in Spinning Wheels at 3:42 pm by Elizabeth

This wheel is one of my personal favorites.  It is not a wheel I would drag out to the fair or spin ins.  But it sure is beautiful in my living room.  Calling to me for some fine yarn spinning.
The Schacht Saxony is a real beauty! Special care taken in the finishing and engineering.
Schacht offers the 24″ and 30″ Saxony Style designed like the Reeves. Reeves were made of oak, but Schacht are availble in Ash or Cherry. In single or double treadle. Both double drive and Scotch tension will be standard.   Click here for more details.

Schacht Matchless Hand Spinning Wheel

Posted in Spinning Wheels at 3:37 pm by Elizabeth

Schacht Matchless Spinning Wheels are the most responsive spinning wheel available today. Whether you choose single treadle or double treadle action, you’ll appreciate this wheels’ matchless capabilities.   If you desire one wheel that can meet all your spinning requirements- The Schacht will do it.

Click here for further details.

Schacht Ladybug Hand Spinning Wheel

Posted in Spinning Wheels at 3:35 pm by Elizabeth

A cute affordable wheel from Schacht Spindle in Colorado! Friendly to entry-level spinners, Easy Double Treadle. Scotch Tension. 16″ drive wheel. Stretchy poly drive band. Integrated carrying handles. Weighs only 12.5 pounds! Ideal as a travel wheel.

Click here for further details.

Ashford Traveller Handspinning Wheel

Posted in Spinning Wheels at 3:16 pm by Elizabeth

Double Drive TravellerTraveller Double Treadle Castle Wheel.   Chose from single drive or the double drive, includes scotch tension.
Double drive wheels can spin fine worsted yarns, but also includes a scotch tension option for softer woolen yarns.

Follow link for more details.

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