SALE: Was £25, now £20. This spindle has slight sanding scratches under the whorl. The marks is purely cosmetic, which doesn't affect the functioning of the spindle at all. The price however is reduced to reflect the imperfection.
Resin top-whorl spindle with real straw stems and strands of tussah silk fibre i embedded in the whorl. The spindle has a beech wood shaft. 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. Long shaft, so you can fit plenty of yarn on this spindle. Has been test spun to ensure it has good balance.
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 for longest life without yellowing, we recommend that you store your spindle away from direct sunlight.
Whorl diameter is approx 5.5cm.
Shaft length is approx 28cm.