Ashford Traditional – Natural Finish

£630.00

PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE NOT IN STOCK AND WILL BE ORDERED IN FOR YOU

Description
A very popular wheel

– proven design for over 40 years
– 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 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.

specifications

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 on back-order

Description

Product Overview

This hugely popular Ashford traditional spinning wheel has a single foot treadle which is smooth and effortless and you’ll find it easy to maintain a steady speed. It is fitted with a scotch tension style brake band for precise and easy adjustment. The 3 legs give good stability on any surface with no wobble. It comes with a Lazy Kate, 4 standard bobbins, a threading hook and a learn to spin booklet to get you started.

If you are having spinning lessons with me, this is the wheel you are learning on!

Key Features

  • Natural silver beech wood
  • Single foot treadle
  • Single drive or Double drive options
  • Scotch tension for precise adjustment
  • Ratios 7, 9, 12 & 17
  • Wheel diameter 56cm (22″)
  • Orifice 1cm (⅜”)
  • Orifice height 67.5cm (26.5″)
  • Bobbin capacity 100g (3-4oz)
  • Weight 8kg (17½lb)
  • Flat packed – assembly required