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Traditional Spinning Wheel

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You will feel right at home with this wheel, Ashfords most popular spinning wheel in the world.

  • proven design for over 70 years
  • choose either single or double drive
  • large 56cm (22ins) wheel
  • robust
  • versatile

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 4 speed flyer allow for a wide variety of yarn to be spun. Horizontal adjustment of the maiden bar allows perfect alignment with the 4 speed whorl.

Ball bearings and large 56cm (22ins) wheel make 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 1cm (⅜in)
Bobbin capacity 100gm (3-4oz)
Ratios 7, 9, 12, 17
Weight 8kg (17½lbs)

Wheel options - Single drive, double drive and double treadle.
Included accessories - Lazy Kate, 4 standard bobbins, Threading hook, Learn to spin booklet.

Natural or lacquered finish.

You may also find the following useful for your Traditional Wheel:

Wheel Maintenance guide

Converting your Double Drive into a Single Drive Wheel

Traditional Timeline guide

LEARN TO SPIN  - PDF booklet tutorial


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