Traditional Single Drive natural
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I have worked with a wide variety of products. Again and again Ashford Spinning Wheels and Looms have proven to be my go-to tools of the trade. For function, reliability, pricing and excellence in service and communication (the people at Ashford are truly amazing) they just can't be beat.
I hope that you enjoy your Ashford fibre equipment as much as I do!
Traditional Single Drive
The most popular spinning wheel in the world.
- proven design for over 40 years
- large 56cm (22ins) wheel
Why is it so popular? The separate drive band and bobbin brake adjustment is easy to understand and simple to operate. The bobbins are quick and easy to change. Scotch tension and 3 speed flyer allow for a wide variety of yarn to be spun. Horizontal adjustment of the maiden bar allows perfect alignment with the 3 speed whorl.
Ball bearings and large 56cm (22ins) wheel makes treadling smooth and effortless and easy to maintain a steady speed. The wide legs give good stability especially when speed spinning. The treadle is pivoted to allow a comfortable heel-toe action. Lazy Kate and 4 bobbins included. The many optional accessories make this an extremely versatile wheel.
Wheel diameter 56cm (22ins)
Orifice 10mm (⅜in)
Bobbin capacity 100gm (3-4oz)
Ratios 6.5, 12.5 17.5
Weight 8kg (17.5lbs)
Included accessories - Lazy Kate, 4 standard bobbins, Threading hook, Learn to spin booklet.
Available in natural or lacquered finish