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stand behind their products and give you a wide selection of the
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A family business in New Zealand whose goal it was and still is to
make spinning wheels available the world over. Today they have
sold more spinning wheels world wide then any other dealer. They
have affordable products, engineered simply and user friendly to
the beginner as well as the advanced spinner. We carry their
products with pride knowing they will serve our customers well
A gentleman that has made one wheel design basically for 25 years.
Beautifully made and historically correct. One must spin on one to
feel the ease of the pedal stroke for ultimate spinning pleasure
Trudy Van Stralen started out, much like the rest of us, and is
now in charge of the Louet business that services the North
American Continent. A master spinner and dyer, sought after for
workshops, and equally willing to answer questions, supplies us
with beautiful fiber, weaving yarns, natural dyes and a spinning
wheel known for it ease in introducing spinners to the craft of
spinning. The new S90 makes a compact wheel that travels with
ease as it folds up and is ready to go when you are.
Baynes Spinning Wheels was started in 1974 by Ian Baynes who still assists in the production of the wheels. It was taken over by Murray Bebbington's family.
Murray was a furniture maker by trade since 1960 and it is obvious that he carried that expertise over to the wheel production.
A beautifully made wheel in single or double treadle, walnut, or laquard finish and an easy travelling companion. We order them with both flyers for the maximum versitility.
Definately come try one today.
An excellent wheel at a reasonable price.
A fine quality wheel made out of hard rock maple with walnut inlay.
This wheel can be easily adjusted to work as a scotch tensioned,
double drive band or bobbin driven wheel. It is the only wheel
that I know of on the market today that can adapt quickly and
easily to all modes of spinning making it a fine choice for the
spinner who wants all the options. The wheel comes in single and
double treadle has a modern look and sits directly in from of the spinner.
well know for its quality looms, has a large selection
available for you to see and try here at the Spinning Loft. Shown
is the Baby Wolf and the Wolf Pup, both foldable and able to
travel to those weaving workshops as well as providing easy
storage in your home. We
use Schacht 4 harness looms for our weaving classes as
well as several rigid heddle looms for beginners. It
is fun and a wonderful way to turn your handspun into beautiful
A PhD in Irish History in her own right she has developed a fine
line of drop spindles that come in a large variety of weights so
that a specific yarn can be made by the spindliest with ease. Many
of her designs reflect her knowledge of the Celtic arts and she
has developed over 50 different glazes for the endless variety we
all like. there are several always on display so you can try
before you buy and find the one that suits your needs. We are on
of the few shops in the country to have her fine spindles
available to the public.
We offer a wide range of accessories for the spinner and weaver. Several types of hand card, drum carders, wool combs, English combs, distaffs, jumbo and lace flyer kits, double treadle adaptions for the Ashford Wheels, wooden drop spindles to add to the Anne Grout collection,
soaps, oils, woolwash, niddy noddies, oil bobbins, whorls, shuttle-stick and boat bobbins, patterns hand selected for the hand spun yarn, knitting needles, both bamboo and caasein, and bobbins for the tapestry looms. We may have missed a few but you get the idea.
Wonderful tapestry or bead loom.
Designed by Claudia Chase a well known tapestry and bead weaver from the east coast, the Mirrix loom offers modern technology, easy warping and tremendous ability to tension evenly to a light weight portable loom.