A beautifully set of handmade resin drop spindle and three co-ordinating drumcarded mini-batts of fibre.
The resin top-whorl spindle has real forget-me-not and guelder rose blossoms embedded in the whorl. The spindle has a beech wood shaft. The whorl is notched to the back of the hook. Total weight of the spindle is 25g. The handmade silver plated hook is in a swan-neck style, which balances the yarn properly above the centre of the spindle. Long shaft, so you can fit plenty of yarn on this spindle. Has been test spun to ensure it has good balance.
The mini-batts are each slightly different colours and mixes from one another. They'd look lovely spun and plied together. They're made from a blend of wool, silk, baby alpaca and a little sparkly nylon fibre. They each weigh around 25g, giving a total fibre weight of approximately 75g.
The 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 for longest life without yellowing, we recommend that you store your spindle away from direct sunlight.
Spindle whorl diameter is approx 5.5cm.
Spindle shaft length is approx 28cm.