Drop spindles

A drop spindle is a straight spike usually made from wood used for spinning, twisting fibers such as wool, flax, hemp, cotton into yarn. It is often weighted at either the bottom, middle, or top, commonly by a disc or spherical object called a whorl, but many spindles exist that are not weighted by a whorl, but by thickening their shape towards the bottom, such as Orenburg and French spindles. The spindle may also have a hook, groove, or notch at the top to guide the yarn. Spindles come in many different sizes and weights depending on the thickness of the yarn one desires to spin.



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Turkish Drop Spindle

Turkish Drop Spindle

Hand crafted Turkish spindle. It is used for spinning wool and other fibres into very fine thread . Oil and wax finish WEIGHT - 20g WOOD - Yew arms,...
£24.99

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Browm Mallee spindle

Browm Mallee spindle

Hand crafted bottom spindle, This spindle has NO NOTCHES . Bottom Whorl Spindles: A typical bottom whorl spindle has the spun single ply yarn above...
£19.99

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Oak spindle

Oak spindle

Hand crafted bottom spindle, This spindle has NO NOTCHES . Bottom Whorl Spindles: A typical bottom whorl spindle has the spun single ply yarn above...
£19.99

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Red Palm silk spindle

Red Palm silk spindle

Silk spindle. Top whorl spindles commonly have a disc on the top of the shaft with a hook at the top. Often lighter with quick revolution, they are...
£19.99

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Indian Sonokeling silk spindle

Indian Sonokeling silk spindle

Silk spindle. Top whorl spindles commonly have a disc on the top of the shaft with a hook at the top. Often lighter with quick revolution, they are...
£19.99

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Bubinga spindle 33g

Bubinga spindle 33g

High whorl drop spindle. Top whorl spindles commonly have a disc on the top of the shaft with a hook at the top. Often lighter with quick revolution,...
£19.99

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Bubinga spindle 25g

Bubinga spindle 25g

High whorl drop spindle. Top whorl spindles commonly have a disc on the top of the shaft with a hook at the top. Often lighter with quick revolution,...
£19.99

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