If you are new to spinning, the popular Ashford Traditional Single Drive (Scotch Tension) Spinning Wheel is an excellent choice. The ball bearings and large wheel combined with the pivoted ‘heel-toe’ treadle provide smooth and effortless treadling with a steady speed.
The wheel has a separate drive band and bobbin brake adjustment making it is easy to understand and simple to operate, and the 4 speed flyer allows for different types of yarn to be spun while the maiden bar can be adjusted to aligned the whorl for perfect spinning.
This traditional spinning wheel is supplied with 4 bobbins, a 3 bobbin vertical Lazy Kate, a threading hook plus a learn to spin booklet, and the large choice of accessories allow for the wheel to be modified for different techniques.
Choose from natural or lacquered wood finish. The lacquered wheel is to special order only, please allow 5-7 weeks for delivery. This wheel can be ordered with a 10% deposit.
Specifications for this Ashford Spinning wheel:
Wheel diameter: 56cm
Orifice height: 67.5cm
Orifice diameter: 1cm
Single drive ratios: 7, 9, 12, 17
Bobbin capacity: 100g
This item requires self assembly.
The natural option is left in the natural wood so that you can choose your finish. Make a statement and stain the wood any colour you like, or bring out the natural grain of the wood by applying Superior Danish Oil – the options are endless. Supplying these Ashford products untreated means we are able to pass on a saving of the product cost, making them excellent value for you.