Ashford Traditional

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Ashford Traditional


The world’s most popular wheel with both double drive and scotch tension systems
- large 56cm (22ins) wheel
- robust
- versatile
- wide range of accessories

Like the Traditional spinning wheel but with the double drive belt system. The double drive produces a fine, firm-twist yarn particularly suited for fine wools and exotic fibres. One adjustment controls both drive band and bobbin take-up. Easily converted to Scotch tension with the option attached to the wheel. With ball bearings and its large drive wheel treadling is smooth and effortless and the treadling speed is easily controlled.


Wheel diameter 56cm (22ins)
Orifice 10mm (⅜ins)
Bobbin capacity 100gm (3-4oz)
Ratios 7.5, 10, 14
Weight 8kg (17.5lbs)

Included accessories - Lazy Kate, 4 double drive bobbins, Threading hooks, Learn to spin booklet.
Natural or lacquered finish

tutorial videos

How to spin
Learn to spin on an Ashford Traditional spinning wheel.
How to ply
Plying basics with Richard Ashford.
Good Posture For Spinning
It is important to be comfortable and have good posture when spinning.
Maintaining your spinning wheel
Richard Ashford shows you how to get the best out of your wheel by doing a little maintenance.
Ashford Fibre Mill - Take a tour
Take a tour of our fibre mill and see how our fibre is processed.