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 (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
Please note: While we do our best to have the popular Ashford products on hand, they do sell fast. If this item is in stock then it will be dispatched immediately. If you backorder this item, then your order will be delayed until a shipment arrives in South Africa. This takes between 2-4 weeks, depending on when the factory dispatched my last order. If you require your product urgently, please let us know and for an additional postage fees, we can ask the factory to urgently send it.