This kit includes 4 ounces of domestic blend wool roving and a steampunk medium weight top whorl drop spindle. (weights vary 0.9-1.1 oz (26-31 g) Your choice of color, Mahogany (brown) or Gunstock (orange).
I use this roving on a regular basis, it is what I used when I learned how to spin. I also use in when teaching beginners, as it has a longer staple length (about 4, 4 1/2") and drafts well.
It features a hand-turned 3 1/2" diameter whorl made from Baltic birch ply, with a 10" poplar shaft with a dinner bell hook.
I hand turn these with the mass to the rim for better balance and longer spin.
well balanced and tested
This unique shape is not just stylish but does what a good drop spindle does...spin.
The center cutouts not only makes it lighter it puts the majority of the mass to the rim and that's a good thing. Who doesn't want 20 notches?
I have also created a beginner spinning tutorial to help get you started https://youtu.be/Vy3fiXDmQt0.
1-3 business days
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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Jun 29, 2019
Beautiful, spins perfectly, well balanced. Great spindle. Really appreciated the braid of fibre to practice with. I like the “gear” steampunk look but even more, I like that I can stop the spindle anywhere and have a place to bring the yarn up the side. I am enjoying this spindle and am considering ordering other sizes. Great shop and creative owner. Would highly recommend this shop to anyone wanting great spinning tools.
Jun 11, 2019
It's real pretty and a delight to use. Also received it quick.
Jun 7, 2019
Apr 26, 2019
Love this drop spindle. Perfect weight and balance. The notches are super handy for spinning and plying thicker yarns!