Handmade Drop Spindle - Hare Design (Small)

£30.00

We currently have 1 in stock.

A beautiful handmade top-whorl spindle with a leaping hare design.  The whorl is made from a combination of polymer clay and resin - resulting in a whorl that is lightweight, well balanced and super shiny on the surface.   The spindle has a birch wood shaft, which is 23cm long.  The whorl is notched to the back of the hook. Total weight is 24g.  The handmade silver-plated hook is in a swan-neck style, which balances the yarn properly above the centre of the spindle.  Has been lathe balanced and test spun to ensure it spins well.  

This spindle is supplied with a robust custom-made shipping container, which also acts as a handy carrying case for later.  

The resin used for the whorl contains a UV protectant, however to avoid any yellowing of the surface, we recommend that you store your spindle away from direct sunlight. 

You'll also receive a small length of pure wool top to practice spinning with.  It might not necessarily be the wool from the photo as I keep various oddments in stock for packaging with spindles.

Whorl diameter is approx 5.5cm.

Shaft length is approx 23cm.

 

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