This compact wheel is light weight (5kg/11lb) and portable with folding treadle, built-in lazy kate and carry handle. Spin a variety of yarns using the four ratios. The stretchy drive cord does not require any adjustment as you change from one ratio to another and always maintains the correct tension. Treadling is easy with the weighted wheel and ball bearings. The wheel comes assembled and lacquered, ready for spinning. Wheel diameter 40cm (15½ins) Orifice 10mm (⅜in) Bobbin capacity 130gm (4-5ozs) Ratios 6, 8, 11, 14 Weight 5kg (11lbs) Timber Lacquered plywood Size when folded 64 x 40 x 14cm (25 x 15¾ x 9½ins) Included accessories: Built-in lazy kate, 3 x 90mm bobbins, Threading hook, Learn to spin booklet. Includes Carry Bag.
This is an excellent beginner wheel due to its easy learning ratios, double treadle and affordable price. The double treadle and ball bearings allow for easy treadling and “hands-free” start. Treadles are mounted on polyurethane hinges for a smooth, quiet and comfortable heel-toe action.
The stretchy drive cord does not require any adjustment as you change from one ratio to another and always maintains the correct tension. The scotch tension allows easy control of the drafting process. The central flyer is convenient for right and left-handed spinners. The wheel is easy and quick to assemble with the Allen key supplied and the robust construction makes this an ideal wheel for individuals, schools and clubs. The wheel itself is made of MDF, a high-density durable wood product that can be painted or decorated.
Included accessories - Built-in lazy kate, 3 large 90mm (3½ins) bobbins, Threading hook, Learn to spin booklet.