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Ashford Traveller

Regular price $739.00

Tax included.

Small and beautiful – the ideal travelling companion
This lightweight, compact castle wheel will spin fine to medium yarn using the 4 drive ratios and bulky yarn with the optional jumbo flyer. The wheel is easy to start with double treadles that are hinged to allow a comfortable heel-toe action. Ball bearings make treadling smooth and effortless.

The separate drive band and bobbin brake adjustment is easy to understand and simple to operate. Four bobbins are supplied and are quick and easy to change.

Specifications

  • Choose either natural timber or smooth lacquer finish
  • Choose either single or double drive
  • Compact castle design
  • 46cm (18ins) wheel
  • Built-in lazy kate
  • Double treadle


specifications

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 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.